Palestine as Metaphor (Paperback)

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By Mahmoud Darwish, Amira El-Zein (Translator), Carolyn Forché (Translator)
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Palestine as Metaphor consists of a series of interviews with Mahmoud Darwish, which have never appeared in English before. The interviews are a wealth of information on the poet's personal life, his relationships, his numerous works, and his tragedy. They illuminate Darwish's conception of poetry as a supreme art that transcends time and place.

Several writers and journalists conducted the interviews, including a Lebanese poet, a Syrian literary critic, three Palestinian writers, and an Israeli journalist. Each encounter took place in a different city from Nicosia to London, Paris, and Amman.

These vivid dialogues unravel the threads of a rich life haunted by the loss of Palestine and illuminate the genius and the distress of a major world poet.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781623719425
ISBN-10: 1623719429
Publisher: Olive Branch Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2019
Pages: 256
Language: English