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So That the Poem Remains: Arabic Poems by Lebanese-American Youssef Abdul Samad, Selected and Translated by 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 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... More > lives in BC, Canada.< Less
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Product Details

Published
March 26, 2013
Language
English
Pages
204
File Format
PDF
File Size
3.33 MB
Product ID
20942319

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