Lannan Translations Selection: Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (Hardcover)

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<p>This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi's six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, -cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs -humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility.</p> <p><b>Fadhil Al-Azzawi</b> was born in 1940 in Kirkuk, Iraq. By the time he was -fifteen, he was publishing poems in the leading Arab literary magazines in Beirut and Baghdad. Al-Azzawi -currently lives in London.</p> <p><b>Khaled Mattawa </b>(Translator) is the author of a -collection of poetry, <i>Ismailia</i> Eclipse, and the translator of two books of contemporary Arabic poetry, Hatif Janabi's <i>Questions</i> and <i>Their Retinue</i> and Saddi Youssef's <i>Without an Alphabet, Without a Face</i>.</p>

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This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi's six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, -cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs -humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility.

Fadhil Al-Azzawi was born in 1940 in Kirkuk, Iraq. By the time he was -fifteen, he was publishing poems in the leading Arab literary magazines in Beirut and Baghdad. Al-Azzawi -currently lives in London.

Khaled Mattawa (Translator) is the author of a -collection of poetry, Ismailia Eclipse, and the translator of two books of contemporary Arabic poetry, Hatif Janabi's Questions and Their Retinue and Saddi Youssef's Without an Alphabet, Without a Face.

Lannan Translations Selection: Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (Hardcover)

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Series Title
Lannan Translations Selection
Publisher
BOA Editions
Book Format
Hardcover
Number of Pages
130
Author
Fadhil Al-Azzawi; Mr Khaled Mattawa
ISBN-13
9781929918447
Publication Date
November, 2003
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
9.00 x 6.00 x 1.50 Inches
ISBN-10
1929918445

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