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Mihyar of Damascus: His Songs (Lannan Translations Selection Series) [Hardcover]

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Born in Syria in 1930, Adonis later moved to Lebanon and became a pivotal figure in the new poetry of the late 1960s. With the publication of Mihyar of Damascus: His Songs in 1963-widely viewed as a watershed moment in Arabic poetry-Adonis forged a new set of possibilities for Arabic poetry, writing in traditional meters but infusing them with modernist rhythms, styles, and conceptual complexities.

Translators Adnan Haydar (University of Arkansas in Fayetteville) and Michael Beard (University of North Dakota) co-edit a series of books, Middle East Literature in Translation, for Syracuse University Press.

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Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.28" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.66"
Weight:   0.79 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2008
Publisher   BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN  1934414093  
ISBN13  9781934414095  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Adnan Haydar is professor of Arabic and comparative literature at the University of Arkansas. He has published many translations from Arabic, including Jabra Ibrahim Jabra's celebrated The Ship.

Adnan Haydar has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Arkansas.

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