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 Baghdad, Iraq, and moved to the United States thirty years later in 1995. After graduating from the University of Baghdad, she worked as a journalist and translator for the Baghdad Observer. Facing censorship and interrogation, she left Iraq, first to Jordan and then to America, settling in Detroit. New Direct...
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Title:Fifteen Iraqi PoetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.93 × 5.93 × 0.18 inPublished:January 14, 2014Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811221792

ISBN - 13:9780811221795

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