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The voice of Kahlil Gibran : an anthology

Author: Kahlil Gibran; Robin Waterfield
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a selection of short extracts from the writings of Kahlil Gibran, the Lebanese poet, philosopher and artist, whose masterpiece, "The Prophet", is amongst the most famous works of religious  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Kahlil Gibran
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kahlil Gibran; Robin Waterfield
ISBN: 0140195068 9780140195064
OCLC Number: 36362232
Description: xxii, 202 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The forerunner --
God's fool --
Love --
The king-hermit --
The lion's daughter --
Tyranny --
The saint --
The plutocrat --
The greater self --
War and the small nations --
Critics --
Poets --
The weather-cock --
The King of Aradus --
Out of my deeper heart --
Dynasties --
Knowledge and half-knowledge --
'Said a sheet of snow-white paper ... ' --
The scholar and the poet --
Values --
Other seas --
Repentance --
The dying man and the vulture --
Beyond my solitude --
The last watch --
pt. 2. Complete short stories --
The creation --
The greater sea --
Revelation --
Finding God --
The path --
The astronomer --
The quest --
The river --
The field of Zaad --
Perfection --
My soul counselled me --
Song of man --
Satan --
The frogs --
The poet --
The wise king --
My countrymen --
The pomegranate --
The silver-plated turd --
The arts of the nations --
The criminal --
Laws and law-giving --
The dancer --
The curse --
The seven selves --
Secrets of the heart --
The old, old wine --
The red earth --
Upon the sand --
The pearl --
The sleep-walkers --
Body and soul --
Seven reasons for self-contempt --
Fame--
Your thought and mine --
pt. 3. Aphorisms and extracts --
On God, faith and religion --
On society and freedom --
On beauty --
On poetry --
On truth --
On life --
On woman --
On man --
On love --
An educational ideal --
Mother --
The spirit of God on earth --
Life after life --
Let me go peacefully --
Slavery --
Man is food for the Gods --
pt. 4. Prophecies : extracts from The prophet and The garden of the prophet --
The prophet on love --
The prophet on children --
The prophet on work --
The prophet on joy and sorrow --
The prophet on freedom --
The prophet on reason and passion --
The prophet on life --
Pity the nation --
The ecology of life --
Everything is alive --
The prophet on God --
pt. 5. Christ and Christianity : extracts from Jesus the son of man --
Mary Magdalen --
Luke --Nathaniel --
Saba of Antioch --
Cleopas of Bethroune --
A philosopher --
Joseph of Arimathea --
Joseph surnamed Justus --
Eventide of the feast.
Responsibility: [edited by] Robin Waterfield.

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