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So That the Poem Remains: Arabic Poems by Lebanese-American Youssef Abdul Samad, Selected and Translated by Ghada Alatrash By Youssef Abdul Samad & Ghada Alatrash
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Youssef Abdul Samad's poetry is animated by extravagant lyricism that is both intense and disarming. His poetry delves deep into the human condition, the mundane, sublime, and political; all with... More > precision and pleasing detail. Life's issues are couched in an elegant and eloquent style that is simultaneously profound and accessible. Ghada Alatrash's translation is informed and compassionate. It is a faithful, elegant, and poetic interpretation of Samad's soaring emotions and observations.The resonant poetic voice that she has transmitted into English is as melodious and clear as the Arabic original. - Dr. Mansour Ajami, literary critic The Poet: Born in Ras al Maten, Lebanon, YOUSSEF ABDUL SAMAD is a businessman in New York and has published 5 volumes of Arabic poetry. The Translator: GHADA ALATRASH immigrated from Syria to the USA in 1986. She's a columnist for Gulf News. She taught English at Abu Dhabi Women's College and Arabic at U. of Oklahoma. A member of New Pen League, she lives in BC, Canada.< Less

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