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Fullblood Arabian (New Directions Poetry Pamphlets)

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A prominent practitioner of the Arabic "very short story" (al-qisa al-qasira jiddan), Osama Alomar's poetic fictions embody the wisdom of Kahlil Gibran filtered through the violent gray absurdity of Assad's police state. is the first publication of Alomar's strange, often humorously satirical allegories, where good and evil battle with indifference, avarice, and compassion using striking imagery and effervescent language.

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A New Directions Poetry Pamphlet by one of the most well-respected Arabic poets writing today, with an introduction by Lydia Davis

About the Author

Osama Alomar was born in Damascus, Syria in 1968 and now lives in Chicago. A poet, short-story writer, and musician, Alomar is the author of three collections of short stories and a volume of poetry. He is a regular contributor to various newspapers and journals within the Arab world.C. J. Collins is a librarian and a translator based in Queens, NY.Lydia Davis is currently a finalist for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811221764
Author:
Alomar, Osama
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author:
Collins, C. J.
Author:
Davis, Lydia
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Series:
New Directions Poetry Pamphlets
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
22.86 x 15.24 mm

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