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Memory for forgetfulness : August, Beirut, 1982

Author: Mahmūd Darwīsh; Ibrahim Muhawi
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This sequence of prose poems uses the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the shelling of Beirut as their setting. The author recreates the sights and sounds of a city under terrible siege, and at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Palestinian
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Darwīsh, Mahmūd.
Memory for forgetfulness.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1995
(DLC) 94026351
(OCoLC)30702053
Named Person: Maḥmūd Darwīsh; Maḥmūd Darwīsh; Maḥmūd Darwīsh
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mahmūd Darwīsh; Ibrahim Muhawi
ISBN: 9780520915138 0520915135 0585237786 9780585237787 9780520087675 0520087674 9780520087682 0520087682
OCLC Number: 44959615
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (182 pages)
Contents: Basic concepts: Cinema and the Theory of Intertextuality --
Narrative's way: D.W. Griffith: Repressing the Source: D.W. Griffith and Browning --
Intertextuality and the Evolution of Cinematic Language: Griffith and the Poetic Tradition --
Beyond narrative: avant-garde cinema --Cinematic Language as Quotation: Cendrars and Léger --
Intertext against Intertext: Buñuel and Dali's Un Chien Andalou --
Theorists who practiced: The Hero as an "Intertextual Body": Iurii Tynianov's Lieutenant Kizhe --
The Invisible Text as a Universal Equivalent: Sergei Eisenstein.
Other Titles: Dhākirah lil-nisyān.
Responsibility: Mahmoud Darwish ; translated, with an introduction by Ibrahim Muhawi.
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"Extraordinary prose poems translated from Arabic, written out of the siege of Beirut 20 years ago."--"The Guardian Review (UK)

 
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