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Without an alphabet, without a face : selected poems

Author: Saʻdī Yūsuf; Khaled Mattawa
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yūsuf, Saʻdī.
Without an alphabet, without a face.
Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606931188
Named Person: Saʻdī Yūsuf; Saʻdī Yūsuf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saʻdī Yūsuf; Khaled Mattawa
ISBN: 155597371X 9781555973711
OCLC Number: 51900075
Awards: Winner of Literary Award (Poetry in Translation) 2003
Description: xxiv, 186 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Khaled Mattawa --
Reception --
Night in Hamdan --
Insistence --
Night Fugitive --
In Their Hands --
A Native Song to a Wounded Smuggler --
Martyrdom --
The Mouse --
To Socialism --
A Secret --
The Murdered Come Out at Night --
Whims --
Three Stories from Kuwait --
The River --
Old Pictures from Kout al-Zain --
Drowsiness --
Algerian Glances --
The Other Person --
Spanish Plaza --
Three Bridges --
Solos on the Oud --
Oleander Tree --
Shatt al Arab --
The Ends of the African North --
L'Akhdar Ben Youssef and His Concerns --
In Those Days --
On L'Akhdar Again --
The Collapse of the Two-Rivers Hotel --
Noontime --
House of Mirth --
Solitude --
The New Baghdad --
The Forests --
The Gardener --
How L'Akhdar Ben Youssef Wrote His Last Poem --
Nocturnal --
Enemies --
The Porcupine --
First Snow --
The Flags --
The Village --
Poetry --
The Visit --
April Stork --
Scene --
Summer --
Sparrows --
A Moment --
The Spring --
Immersion --
A Friendship --
Days of June --
Maryam Comes --
From "Daily Chores" --
Inheritance --
The Orchard --
About That Lizard, About This Night --
A Fever --
A Hot Night --
A Woman --
Lines --
The Chalets Bar --
Scene --
A Cloud --
Crawling Plant --
Thank You Imru ul-Qais --
Autumn --
Tower --
Chemical Weapon --
The Trees of Ithaca --
Cavafy's House --
1989 --
The Cold --
Abduction --
The Lost Letter --
Endings --
The Light --
Snow May Fall --
The Moment --
On the Red Sea --
Attention --
For Jamal Jumaa --
The Kurdish Quarter --
The Hermit --
America, America --
The Attempt --
Trying to Flee --
A Vision --
Happiness.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Saadi Youssef ; translated from the Arabic by Khaled Mattawa.
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