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Love, death, and exile

Author: ʿAbd al-Wahhāb Al- Bayātī; Bassam K Frangieh
Publisher: Washington : Georgetown University Press, cop. 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Bilingual edView all editions and formats

Called "a major innovator in his art form" by "The New York Times", Baghdad-born poet Abdul Wahab Al-Bayati broke with over fifteen centuries of Arabic poetic tradition to write in free verse and  Read more...


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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ʿAbd al-Wahhāb Al- Bayātī; Bassam K Frangieh
ISBN: 1589010043 9781589010048
OCLC Number: 1025632041
Notes: Incluye (p. 309-314) glosario.
Description: XI, 314 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Foreword Introduction The Eyes of the Dead Dogs (1969) The CityLament for the June Sun Something About Happiness Writing on Clay (1970) The MagusThe Nightmare of Night and DayElegy to the Unborn CityThree Watercolors Love Poems at the Seven Gates of the World (1971) Eye of the SunAbout Waddah of Yemen&-Love and Death Love Poems at the Seven Gates of the WorldAisha's Mad Lover The Book of the Sea (1973) Metaporphoses of Netrocres in the Book of the Dead The Princess and the GypsyThe Lady of the Seven MoonsThe Lover Autobiography of the Thief of Fire (1974) Labor PainsPoems on Separation and DeathThe EarthquakeThe Gypsy Symphony Shiraz's Moon (1975) For Rafael AlbertiReading From The Book Of Al-Tawasin By Al-HallajDeath and the LampPortrait of the Lover of the Great Bear The Greek PoemI Am Born and Burn in My Love Shiraz's MoonLove Under the Rain The Kingdom of Grain (1979) Light Comes From GranadaFirst Symphony of the Fifth DimensionVariations On The Suffering Of Farid Al-Din Al-AttarI Shall Reveal My Love For You to the Wind and the Trees Aisha's Orchard (1989) Elegy to Khalil HawiFrom the Papers of AishaAnother PaperThe Fire of PoetryFalse CriticsThe Birth in Unborn CitiesThe Blind SingerA Smoke DancerThe BirthAisha's OrchardAisha's ProfileThe DeceiverThe FaceThe Great Wall of ChinaA WomanAl-BasraThe Unknown ManThe PeacockThe PoemA Man and A WomanA Profile of a CitySecret of FireA Conversation of a Stone Glossary
Other Titles: Obra selecta.
Responsibility: Abdul Wahab al-Bayati ; poems translated from Arabic by Bassam K. Frangieh.


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[Frangieh] has constructed a beautiful and worthy portal for his powerful and accurate portrayal of Al-Bayati the poet through his own words. Al-Bayati's importance as a poet and a voice of modern Read more...

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