Item description for Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (Lannan Translations Selection Series) by Fadil Azzawi, Khaled Mattawa, Debra White-Stanley, Tanja Thomas & Christangelos Seferiadis...
This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi's six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, -cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs -humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility.
Fadhil Al-Azzawi was born in 1940 in Kirkuk, Iraq. By the time he was -fifteen, he was publishing poems in the leading Arab literary magazines in Beirut and Baghdad. Al-Azzawi -currently lives in London.
Khaled Mattawa (Translator) is the author of a -collection of poetry, Ismailia Eclipse, and the translator of two books of contemporary Arabic poetry, Hatif Janabi's Questions and Their Retinue and Saddi Youssef's Without an Alphabet, Without a Face.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2003
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918445 ISBN13 9781929918447
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