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A red cherry on a white-tiled floor : selected poems

Author: Marām Miṣrī; Khaled Mattawa
Publisher: Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Syrian poet Maram Al-Massri writes of love and the place of Arab women in the modern age. "I am this mix between the submissive and rebellious woman," she writes, "my freedom is so difficult and so desired." Her poems - presented here in a bilingual format - invoke the intoxicating power of seduction and the intensity of lust, the security of relationships and the muffled explosions of emotion."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Arabic language materials
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miṣrī, Marām.
Red cherry on a white-tiled floor.
Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)654378828
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marām Miṣrī; Khaled Mattawa
ISBN: 9781556592645 1556592647
OCLC Number: 85892479
Language Note: English and Arabic.
Notes: "First published 2004 by Bloodaxe Books Ltd."
Description: 147 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: From A Red Cherry on a White-tiled Floor --
From I Look to You.
Other Titles: Karazah ḥamrāʼ ʻalá balāṭ abyaḍ.
Responsibility: Maram al-Massri ; translated by Khaled Mattawa.
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"Syrian poet Maram Al-Massri writes of love and the place of Arab women in the modern age. "I am this mix between the submissive and rebellious woman," she writes, "my freedom is so difficult and so desired." Her poems - presented here in a bilingual format - invoke the intoxicating power of seduction and the intensity of lust, the security of relationships and the muffled explosions of emotion."--Jacket.

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