Item description for Mihyar of Damascus: His Songs (Lannan Translations Selection Series) by Adonis, Adnan Haydar & Michael Beard...
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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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2008
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1934414085 ISBN13 9781934414088
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More About Adonis, Adnan Haydar & Michael Beard
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.