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By Adonis,Khaled Mattawa

ISBN-10: 0300153066

ISBN-13: 9780300153064

ISBN-10: 0300181256

ISBN-13: 9780300181258

Born in Syria in 1930, Adonis is likely one of the such a lot celebrated poets of the Arabic-speaking international. His poems have earned foreign acclaim, and his effect on Arabic literature has been likened to that of T. S. Eliot’s on English-language verse. This quantity serves because the first finished survey of Adonis’s paintings, permitting English readers to respect the arc of a outstanding literary profession throughout the labors of the poet’s personal handpicked translator, Khaled Mattawa.
Experimental in shape and prophetic in tone, Adonis’s poetry sings exultantly of either the candy promise of eros and the lingering difficulties of the self. Steeped within the affliction of exile and the uncertainty of lifestyles, Adonis demonstrates the poet’s profound affection for Arabic and ecu lyrical traditions while his poems paintings to destabilize these very aesthetic and ethical sensibilities. This assortment positions the paintings of Adonis in the pantheon of the good poets of exile, together with César Vallejo, Joseph Brodsky, and Paul Celan, supplying for English readers the main whole imaginative and prescient but of the paintings of the fellow whom the cultural critic Edward stated referred to as “today’s so much bold and provocative Arab poet.”

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