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Iterations of loss : mutilation and aesthetic form, Al-Shidyaq to Darwish

Author: Jeffrey Sacks
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In a series of exquisite close readings of Arabic and Arab Jewish writing, Jeffrey Sacks considers the relation of poetic statement to individual and collective loss, the dispossession of peoples and languages, and singular events of destruction in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. Addressing the work of Mahmoud Darwish, Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, Elias Khoury, Edmond Amran El Maleh, Shimon Ballas,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Sacks, Jeffrey.
Iterations of loss.
New York : Fordam University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2014030502
(OCoLC)889666459
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Sacks
ISBN: 9780823264988 082326498X 0823264947 9780823264940 0823264955 9780823264957
OCLC Number: 903563446
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: loss --
Citation --
Philologies --
Excursus: names --
Repetition --
Literature.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Sacks.

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This book addresses nineteenth through twenty-first century Arabic and Arab Jewish writing (Mahmoud Darwish, Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, Elias Khoury, Edmond Amran El Maleh, Shimon Ballas, and Taha  Read more...

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Coherent and persuasive, Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish, focuses on poetry and novels by six major 19th and 20th century writers in Arabic- Mahmoud Darwish, Read more...

 
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