Mihyar of Damascus, His Songs

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Juli 2008



This breakthrough collection by a major world poet established a new direction in Arabic poetry.


Adonis is arguably the leading Arabic poet in the world. Born in Qassabin, Syria, Adonis studied philosophy in Beirut, where he obtained his Doctorat d'Etat in 1973. After his arbitrary imprisonment for six months in 1955 for political activities and membership of the Syrian National Socialist Party, he settled in Lebanon in 1956, later becoming a Lebanese national. Adnan Haydar is head of the Arabic section in the department of foreign languages and professor of Arabic and comparative literature at the University of Arkansas, where he also directed the King Fahd Middle East Studies Program from 1993 to 1999. He has edited numerous modern Arabic novels in translation for Syracuse University Press. Michael Beard has been a member of the University of North Dakota faculty since 1979. He is a regular consultant to the NEH. In 1996 he received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach at University of Jordan. He has been a visiting professor at American University in Cairo, Egypt, and published nearly 100 articles and reviews on Middle Eastern literature.
EAN: 9781934414095
ISBN: 1934414093
Untertitel: 'Lannan Translations Selections'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BOA ED
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 120 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Adnan Haydar, Michael Beard
Format: gebunden
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