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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.

Synopsis:

The first full collection of poetry in English from this major contemporary Iraqi poet.

Synopsis:

Poetry. Translated from the Arabic and with an introduction by Khaled Mattawa. 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.

About the Author

Fadhil Al-Azzawi was born in 1940 in Kirkuk, Iraq. In addition to English, the inhabitants of Kirkuk spoke Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic and Assyrian. By the time he was 15, Al-Azzawi was publishing poems in the leading Arab literary magazines in Beirut and Baghdad, hiding from editors the fact that he was still a schoolboy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781929918454
Author:
Al-azzawi, Fadhil
Publisher:
BOA Editions
Introduction by:
Mattawa, Khaled
Introduction:
Mattawa, Khaled
Author:
'Azzawi, Fadil
Author:
Mattawa, Khaled
Author:
Al-Azzawi, Fadhil
Location:
Rochester, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
African
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
'Azzawi, Fadil
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lannan Translations Selection Series
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
November 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 BandW illustrations
Pages:
130
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in 7 oz

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