Jawdat R. Haydar: The Voice From Baalbek by John Munro

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Jawdat R. Haydar: The Voice from Baalbek provides an accessible introduction to Haydar's poetry, offering a rare account of the making of both the poet and the man. John Munro leads us through a comprehensive reading of the historical events and major literary trends that influenced Haydar's work. In analyzing Haydar's poetry in the context of the Mahjar poets, Munro provides an original exploration of issues of cultural identity, adoption of the English language, and the complexity of the exile's experience.

Year: 2016


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