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Lebanese Poets: Khalil Gibran, Rahbani Brothers, Joumana Haddad, Mansour Rahbani, Jad Hatem, Robert Ghanem, May Murr, John Asfour, Said Akl
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Khalil Gibran, Rahbani Brothers, Joumana Haddad, Mansour Rahbani, Jad Hatem, Robert Ghanem, May Murr, John Asfour, Said Akl, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Khalil Mutran, Sami...
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Khalil Gibran, Rahbani Brothers, Joumana Haddad, Mansour Rahbani, Jad Hatem, Robert Ghanem, May Murr, John Asfour, Said Akl, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Khalil Mutran, Sami Makarem, Elia Abu Madi, Khalil Motran, Nadia Tueni, Nada El Hage, Maroun Abboud, Akl Awit, Broken Wings, Moushegh Ishkhan, Joseph Harb, Ounsi El- Hajj, Garnik Addarian, Salah Stetie. Excerpt: Akl Awit (born 1952, Beirut ) is a Lebanese poet, critic, literary journalist and academic professor. He is the editing director of the MULHAK, the weekly cultural supplement of the daily Lebanese newspaper An Nahar . He has already published eight poetry books in Beirut, and an anthology of his works has appeared in Cairo in 2002. He is about to publish his ninth poetry collection. His poems have been translated from Arabic into many foreign languages, and have been published in various magazines and anthologies in France, England, Italy, Spain and Germany. Akl Awit holds a PHD in modern Arabic literature, and teaches Modern poetry and journalism at the Saint Joseph University in Beirut. Some of his literary, socio-cultural and political articles cause polemics. His "letter addressed to God", an editorial which appeared on the front page of the newspaper on the eve of the American war against Iraq, provoked a lot of reactions. Accused of blasphemy, he was brought before the courts. Bibliography in Arabic Websites (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at The Broken Wings is a poetic novel written by Khalil Gibran and first published in Arabic in 1912. It is a tale of tragic love, set in turn-of-the-century Beirut . A young woman, Selma Karamy is betrothed to a prominent religious man's nephew. The protagonist, a young man, perhaps even Gibran himself falls in love with this woman. They begin to meet in secret, ...
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