We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon

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Kamal Boullata, Kathy Engel
Interlink Books, 2007 - Poetry - 276 pages
2 Reviews
This volume is made up of poems written in reponse to the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon together with newer works arising from the 2006 Israeli war on Lebanon. Contributors include Etel Adnan, Amiri Baraka, Grace Cavalieri, Ariel Dorfman and Adrienne Rich.

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A moving collection of poems by a diverse group including Lawrence Ferlinghetti, June Jordan, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ethelbert Miller, Sam Hamill, and lots of people I had not heard of before. Read full review

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One of the best poetry anthologies on the Middle East. Read full review

Contents

Speak Out Lawrence Ferlinghetti
3
Shredding Innocence Sam Hamod
9
News From Beirut Andy Young
16
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Kamal Boullata is a painter and writer. His writings on Palestinian art have appeared in numerous art and academic periodicals, including The Encyclopedia of the Palestinians and the Journal of Palestine Studies.

Kathy Engel is a poet, teacher, and producer.

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