Adonis is a key figure in Arab modernism. His authored more than 20 books include the poetry of Aghani Mihyar ad-Dimashqi [song of Mihyar the Damascene] (1961). Adonis has frequently provoked controversy as a critic of Arab society, an exponent of secular democracy, and a foe of both materialism and organized religion. This is a good read book.
The selection of this book for publication in the process of Ihyaa al Turath al Arabi fil Mahjar (revival of Arab Heritage in Diaspora) project. Both are originated by the author.
The author is an Arab-Palestinian-American theorist, sociologist, philosopher, writer and historian. He's a former professor of Comparative Sociology . He is the Board Editing member at International Humanities Studies (IHS) Journal (Jerusalem-Spain) and several other USA, journals. His (260 plus) publication may be observed on Amazon and Kindle. Dr. Yahya resides in Michigan, has four children and ten grandchildren.