On Entering the Sea: The Erotic and Other Poetry of Nizar Qabbani

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Interlink Books, 1996 - Poetry - 160 pages
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Poems deal with human sexuality, nature, and the world

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ON ENTERING THE SEA

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This volume presents a generous selection of the work of an important poet in Arabic to the English-speaking world. It is very curious, then, that it should be oddly arranged (not by date or ... Read full review

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To say I loved this would be too little; I think I dog-earred every page. I will be avidly searching for other English translations of his work and suggesting this to anyone I meet. Read full review

Contents

The Book of Love
3
Painting with Words
16
Opening Poem
29
Difficulty
40
Love under House Arrest
47
Love Letters
58
Twelve Roses in Balqiss Hair
64
Spanish Leaves
73
You Write the Poems and I Sign Them
79
Sufi Revelations
85
He Who Does Not Love You Remains Without
91
Death of Love
99
Um AlMutaz elegy for my mother
113
Love You
126
Beirut Is Your Pleasure Woman Beirut Is My Love
140
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About the author (1996)

Jayyusi is Director of Academic Programs at the Institute of Modern Media Studies at Quds University.

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