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Memory for forgetfulness : August, Beirut, 1982

Author: Maḥmūd Darwīsh; Ibrahim Muhawi; Sinan Antoon
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2013.
Series: Literature of the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the meaning of exile? What is the role of the writer in time of war? What is the relationship of writing (memory) to history (forgetfulness)? This title offers an extended reflection on the  Read more...

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Named Person: Maḥmūd Darwīsh
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maḥmūd Darwīsh; Ibrahim Muhawi; Sinan Antoon
ISBN: 0520273044 9780520273047
OCLC Number: 818734508
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: xl, 182 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Literature of the Middle East.
Other Titles: Dhākirah lil-nisyān.
Responsibility: Mahmoud Darwish ; translated, with an introduction by Ibrahim Muhawi ; with a new foreword by Sinan Antoon.
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"Extraordinary prose poems translated from Arabic, written out of the siege of Beirut 20 years ago."--"The Guardian Review (UK)

 
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