Unfortunately, It Was Paradise

Unfortunately, It Was Paradise

Selected Poems

Book - 2003
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Mahmoud Darwish is a literary rarity: at once critically acclaimed as one of the most important poets in the Arabic language, and beloved as the voice of his people. He is a living legend whose lyrics are sung by fieldworkers and schoolchildren. He has assimilated some of the world's oldest literary traditions at the same time that he has struggled to open new possibilities for poetry. This collection spans Darwish's entire career, nearly four decades, revealing an impressive range of expression and form. A splendid team of translators has collaborated with the poet on these new translations, which capture Darwish's distinctive voice and spirit.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2003
ISBN: 9780520237544
0520237544
9780520237537
0520237536
Branch Call Number: Poetry 892.716 Dar
Additional Contributors: Forché, Carolyn
ʻAkash, Munīr

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