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Title The poetry of Arab women : a contemporary anthology / edited by Nathalie Handal.

Imprint New York : Interlink Books, 2001.

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Description xxi, 355 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Although the sky... ; New Year's morning ; What we leave behind ; Letters from home / Elmaz Abi-Nader -- Strangers / Huda Ablan -- Two little girls ; A country ; To enjoy the horror ; Geometry of the soul / Fawziyya Abu-Khalid -- Marble ; Khobayza ; Tree ; Mewl / Zulaykha Abu-Risha -- From The spring flowers own ; From The Indian never had a horse ; From There / Etel Adnan -- The path of affection / Laila ʻAllush -- San Diego (on a rainy day) ; The commandments / Lamea Abbas Amara -- Orbits ; Spinal cord / ʻAisha Arnaout -- Diaspora ; Visiting the West Bank / S. V. Atalla Bank -- My loneliness ; I undressed myself ; I found one word / Thérèse ʻAwwad -- The blind goddess ; Engraving twenty-nine / Fadhila Chabbi -- Full face ; Going forth ; Turn ; Renegade / Andrée Chedid -- I love in white ink / Siham Daʼoud -- The sailor ; Seasons / Safaa Fathy -- Whisper ; Salma in wonderland / Mona Fayad -- A man is dead ; Beirut / Claire Gebeyli -- Sand in flames ; From trespasses / Nujoum al-Ghanim -- Follow me ; A land stretching up to the sky ; Overflow ; The journey of the shadow / Nada el-Hage -- Handfuls of wind ; Refugee ; Long distance / Laila Halaby -- Manifest destiny ; Broken and beirut ; Of woman torn / Suheir Hammad -- Goran's whispers ; Forgetting, love ; The sigh / Nathalie Handal -- Ghaflah-the sin of forgetfulness ; A different morning altogether ; Bedouin eyes / Dima Hilal -- A room of one's own ; Male grownups ; Childhood / Hoda Hussein -- A moment of mourning / Donia el-Amal Ismail -- Solitude ; Clarity ; Smell ; Circle / ʻEnayat Jaber -- Pistachio ice cream / Annemarie Jacir -- Dearest love ; In the Casbah ; The sunken ship / Salma Khadra Jayyusi -- Enheduanna and Goethe ; Protest / Amal al-Juburi -- Looking back ; ArabInnocents / Joanna Kadi -- The first thing ; The Roc ; On the death of Nizar Qabbani / Mohja Kahf -- Morning ; Home ; Landscapes / Pauline Kaldas -- Thorny gaps suddenly moving ; Emaciated teeth ; Veins all dried up / Fatma Kandil -- Letter ; Glance ; Standing worship ; Loneliness ; Gulf / Dhabya Khamees -- What is not mine ; Time for dejection ; Time to shine / Hamda Khamees -- The last bullet ; People of fire ; People of grapes / Nidaa Khoury -- Because they hesitated between roses and darkness ; It was a season tattooed onto the forehead of the earth ; Humbly, he speaks to his tools ; They / Vénus Khoury-Ghata -- The wail of heights ; I am consecrated to the coming one / Wafaaʼ Lamrani -- What was not conceivable / Fatima Mahmoud -- Jerusalem song ; In season ; First light ; Arguments / Lisa Suhair Majaj -- Cholera ; Five hymns to pain / Nazik al-Malaʼika -- Little tales ; Women / Zakiyya Malallah -- An orphan ; False... false / Thurayya Malhas -- The secrecy of mirrors ; Abandonment / al-Zahra al-Mansouri -- Untitled ; Small sins / Maram Masri -- From rest in love ; From country ; Boy in a hospital / D.H. Melhem -- Solitude exercises / Iman Mersal -- Rain ; The dawn fairy ; The Chaldean ruins / Dunya Mikhail -- 4 What am I chasing! ; 24 At the door of anticipation ; 43 The man who offers me his chest ; 58 Love burned out the light / Hala Mohammad -- A notion of grace ; I can no longer care for the dying ; When fat women fear famine / Brenda J. Moossy -- From Ghurba / Rawia Morra -- Love me ; Autumn rose ; A formal poem / Amal Moussa.
Language Chiefly translated from Arabic.
Subject Arabic poetry -- Women authors -- Translations into English.
Arabic poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Poetry -- Arab authors.
Added Author Handal, Nathalie, 1969-
ISBN 1566563747 (pbk.) : $22.00

 
    
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