Fifteen Iraqi Poets by Dunya MikhailFifteen Iraqi Poets by Dunya Mikhail

Fifteen Iraqi Poets

byDunya MikhailEditorDunya Mikhail

Paperback | January 14, 2014

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Fifteen Iraqi Poets compiles fifteen poems, each written by a different, prominent twentieth-century Iraqi poet. Selected, with commentary, by award-winning Iraqi-American poet, Dunya Mikhail, this little anthology is the perfect introduction to a glorious literature that traces its roots back to ancient Sumer — a poetry written by those who have lived through a state of continuous wars and massacres, their laments often opening with a plea to their destroyed homeland, “O Iraq.”
Dunya Mikhail was born in Iraq in 1965. While working as a journalist for the Baghdad Observer, she faced increasing threats from the authorities and fled to the United States in the mid 1990s. Her first poetry book in English, The War Works Hard, was named one of twenty-five Books to Remember by the New York Public Library and Diary o...
Title:Fifteen Iraqi PoetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 5.99 × 0.19 inPublished:January 14, 2014Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811221792

ISBN - 13:9780811221795