The Adam of Two Edens: Selected Poems

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Jusoor, 2000 - Poetry - 203 pages
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This collection of poems by renowned Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish ranges from dreamy reflections to bitter longings for the Palestine that was lost when Israel was created in 1948.

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I had expected to like this more than I did. Darwish--often named the poet of resistance and exile--manages to capture the language of his experience well. However, it felt less coherent than his ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Arab poet Mahmoud Darwish was born on March 15, 1941. He was considered the Palestinian national poet and won numerous awards for his work including the 1969 Lotus Prize, the 1983 Lenin Peace Prize, and the 2001 Lannan Foundation Prize for Cultral Freedom. His best known work was Identity Card (1964). He also edited the journal Al Karmel and wrote the Palestinian declaration of independent statehood. He died from complications of heart surgery on August 9, 2008.

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