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Baghdad: The City in Verse

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Synopsis:

Baghdad: The City in Verse captures the essence of life lived in one of the world's enduring metropolises. This unusual anthology offers original translations of 170 Arabic poems from Bedouin, Muslim, Christian, Kurdish, and Jewish poets--most for the first time in English--from Baghdad's founding in the eighth century to the present day.

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Reuven Snir is Professor of Arabic Literature and Dean of Humanities at the University of Haifa.

University of Haifa

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ISBN:
9780674725218
Subtitle:
The City in Verse
Author:
Snir, Reuven
Author:
Snir, R.
Author:
El Janabi, Abdul Kader
Author:
Allen, Roger
Author:
Abdul Kader El Janabi
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry-Middle Eastern
Subject:
HISTORY / Middle East/General
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Publication Date:
20131118
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Miscellaneous International Poetry
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Poetry
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Anthologies
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Middle East

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"Synopsis" by , Baghdad: The City in Verse captures the essence of life lived in one of the world's enduring metropolises. This unusual anthology offers original translations of 170 Arabic poems from Bedouin, Muslim, Christian, Kurdish, and Jewish poets--most for the first time in English--from Baghdad's founding in the eighth century to the present day.
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