The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories

The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories

by Kahlil Gibran, GP Editors

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Overview

Kahlil Gibran is one of the most popular poets of all time. His words have the power to move emotions, inspire creativity, and transform lives. He produced some of the world’s most remarkable poems and philosophical essays throughout his almost thirty-year career. This enriching collection of his works includes more than 150 of his stories, prose poems, verse, parables, and autobiographical essays. It also contains over thirty original photographic reproductions of drawings by Gibran.
Gibran's best-known work, 'The Prophet' is composed of twenty-six poetic essays. Its popularity grew markedly during the 1960s with the American counterculture and then with the flowering of the New Age movements. It has remained popular with these and with the wider population to this day. Since it was first published in 1923, it has never been out of print, and has been translated into more than forty languages.
General Press is proud to bring together, for the first time in ebook form, all of Gibran’s works into a single collection.

This collection features the following works:

A Tear and a Smile
The Broken Wings
The Earth Gods
The Forerunner
The Garden of the Prophet
I Believe in You
Jesus the Son of Man
Lazarus and His Beloved
The Madman—His Parables and Poems
My Countrymen
The New Frontier
The Prophet
Sand and Foam
Satan
Spirits Rebellious
The Wanderer—His Parables and His Sayings
You Have Your Lebanon and I Have My Lebanon
Your Thought and Mine

KAHLIL GIBRAN:
Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer, born in 1883 in Lebanon and died in New York in 1931. As a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.
In his early teens, the artistry of Gibran's drawings caught the eye of his teachers and he was introduced to the avant-garde Boston artist, photographer, and publisher Fred Holland Day, who encouraged and supported Gibran in his creative endeavors. A publisher used some of Gibran's drawings for book covers in 1898, and Gibran held his first art exhibition in 1904 in Boston. In 1908, Gibran went to study art with Auguste Rodin in Paris for two years. He later studied art in Boston. While most of Gibran's early writing was in Arabic, most of his work published after 1918 was in English.
He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book 'The Prophet', an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture. Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789380914800
Publisher: GENERAL PRESS
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Series: Global Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 2400
Sales rank: 199,202
File size: 3 MB

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The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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Andrew Brennan More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful addition to a personal library. This is such a beautiful book o his works and worth investing in. I highly recommend it.
Trish Anderson More than 1 year ago
What a gift this book is. Though I don't like poetry, the section on poetry in this book was interesting. Additionally, the book is broken down into several parts and should be required reading for all people. Especially those who are Spiritually minded
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gibran is one of my favorite poet. He is one amazing example of the use of Sufi wisdom in poetry. I read his complete words many years ago. It is a real pleasure to read them again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kahlil Gibran has earned the right to be called one of the greatest philosophical writers in modern times. His collection of work is inspired and enthralling.
Matt Klever More than 1 year ago
This was the book, I bought after, I got obsessed with The Prophet. Believe me it is a treasure. The wisdom and thoughts it holds is explosive, It will uplift you break you make you stare into naked truth, Transform the way you think for ever and throw a light on life of humankind and give you a feel of the mind of a mystic. A must read book for deep thinkers.