Love, Death, and Exile: Poems Translated from Arabic

Love, Death, and Exile: Poems Translated from Arabic

by Abdul Wahab Al-Bayati
     
 
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 became world famous in the process. This collection is a rare, bilingual facing-page edition in both the original Arabic text and in a highly praised English translation by

Overview

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 became world famous in the process. This collection is a rare, bilingual facing-page edition in both the original Arabic text and in a highly praised English translation by Bassam K. Frangieh-containing selections from eight of Al-Bayati's books of poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878402182
Publisher:
Georgetown University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.73(d)

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