The Bamboo Garden

Edward Powys MATHERS (1892 - 1939)

Edward Powys Mathers was an English translator and poet, and also a pioneer of compiling advanced cryptic crosswords.

He is well known as the translator of J. C. Mardrus's French version of One Thousand Nights and One Night. His English version of Mardrus appeared in 1923, and is known as Mardrus/Mathers. He is known also for the translations The Garden of Bright Waters: One Hundred and Twenty Asiatic Love Poems (1920); and of the Kashmiri poet Bilhana in Bilhana: Black Marigolds (1919), a free interpretation in the tradition of Edward FitzGerald. Some of his translations were set to music by Aaron Copland. - Summary by Wikipedia

Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Bamboo Garden - Read by BAS Barbara Anne Scott
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Play 02 The Bamboo Garden - Read by BK Bruce Kachuk
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Play 03 The Bamboo Garden - Read by DL David Lawrence
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Play 04 The Bamboo Garden - Read by ED Eva Davis
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Play 05 The Bamboo Garden - Read by GG Greg Giordano
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Play 06 The Bamboo Garden - Read by IK Ian King
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Play 07 The Bamboo Garden - Read by LAH Lee Ann Howlett
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Play 08 The Bamboo Garden - Read by MDG Michelle Grebe
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Play 09 The Bamboo Garden - Read by SH SaraHale
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Play 10 The Bamboo Garden - Read by TP Tomas Peter
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