The Poetry of Sa'di Yusuf: Between Homeland and Exile

The Poetry of Sa'di Yusuf: Between Homeland and Exile

By: Yair Huri (author)Hardback

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Sa'di Yusuf has long been acknowledged as Iraq's foremost living poet and one of the pre-eminent modernists of Arabic poetry. In this first book-length study in English on the subject, the author seeks to provide a comprehensive look at Yusufs literary accomplishments through thematic analysis and close readings that place his texts within wider literary contexts. Encompassing discussions of more than a hundred poems, this study offers a coherent framework for understanding the body of work created by a major poet of our time.

About Author

Dr Yair Huri is a lecturer in the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles on modern Arabic Poetry and Arab literary criticism.

Contents

Transferring Life into Words; "I Walk with Everyone but Each Step is Mine"; Poet of His People: 1955-1963; Exile, Homecoming, Exile: The Aesthetics of Displacement; War, Metapoetics and Minute Realities: The Later Poetry; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845191481
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781845191481
  • weight: 660
  • ISBN10: 184519148X

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