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Here there was once a country

Author: Vénus Khoury-Ghata; Marilyn Hacker
Publisher: Oberlin, Ohio : Oberlin College Press, ©2001.
Series: Field translation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lebanese writer Venus Khoury-Ghata, who lives in France and has won many of France's major literary prizes, blends French surrealism with Arabic poetry's communal narrative mode in three poetic sequences, presented here in translations by Marilyn Hacker."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Khoury-Ghata, Vénus.
Here there was once a country.
Oberlin, Ohio : Oberlin College Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606562799
Online version:
Khoury-Ghata, Vénus.
Here there was once a country.
Oberlin, Ohio : Oberlin College Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)609167582
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vénus Khoury-Ghata; Marilyn Hacker
ISBN: 0932440894 9780932440891
OCLC Number: 47067667
Notes: Poems.
Description: xii, 103 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Widow --
The dead man's monologue --
The seven honeysuckle sprigs of wisdom --
Early childhood. Widow --
The Dead Man's Monologue --
The Seven Honeysuckle Sprigs of Wisdom --
Early Childhood.
Series Title: Field translation series.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Vénus Khoury-Ghata ; translated from the French by Marilyn Hacker.

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"Lebanese writer Venus Khoury-Ghata, who lives in France and has won many of France's major literary prizes, blends French surrealism with Arabic poetry's communal narrative mode in three poetic sequences, presented here in translations by Marilyn Hacker."--Jacket.

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