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Miracle Maker: The Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (Lannan Translations Selections) (Paperback)

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By Fadhil Al-Azzawi, Khaled Mattawa (Introduction by)
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This collection features poems from Al-Azzawi's six previous Arabic poetry collections and many new poems. Springing from classical Arabic poetry, his poems speak to political exile, -cultural marginalization, and Middle Eastern and Western histories and mythologies. Al-Azzawi employs -humor, melancholy and tenderness to celebrate new worlds of possibility.

Fadhil Al-Azzawi was born in 1940 in Kirkuk, Iraq. By the time he was -fifteen, he was publishing poems in the leading Arab literary magazines in Beirut and Baghdad. Al-Azzawi -currently lives in London.

Khaled Mattawa (Translator) is the author of a -collection of poetry, Ismailia Eclipse, and the translator of two books of contemporary Arabic poetry, Hatif Janabi's Questions and Their Retinue and Saddi Youssef's Without an Alphabet, Without a Face.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781929918454
ISBN-10: 1929918453
Publisher: BOA Editions
Publication Date: November 1st, 2003
Pages: 130
Language: English
Series: Lannan Translations Selections