Uyghurland: The Furthest Exile by Ahmatjan OsmanUyghurland: The Furthest Exile by Ahmatjan Osman

Uyghurland: The Furthest Exile

byAhmatjan OsmanTranslated byJeffrey Yang

Paperback | April 10, 2015

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In Jeffrey Yang's collaborative translations from the Uyghur and Arabic,Uyghurland, the Farthest Exile collects over two decades of Ahmatjan Osman's poetry. Osman, the foremost Uyghur poet of his generation, channels his ancestors alongside Mallarme and Rimbaud to capture the sacred and philosophical, the ineffable and the transient, in a wholly unique lyric voice. Born in 1964, Osman grew up in Urumqi, the capital and largest city of East Turkistan. In 1982, he became one of the first Uyghur students to study abroad after the end of the Cultural Revolution, spending several years studying Arabic literature at Damascus University in Syria.Uyghurland is the first-ever collection of poetry to be translated from the Uyghur language into English.
Ahmatjan Osman, born in 1964, is among the foremost Uyghur poets of his generation. He grew up in Urumchi, the capital and the largest city of East Turkistan. Osman writes in both Uyghur and Arabic, and he has also translated the work of numerous poets into Uyghur, such as Octavio Paz, Paul Celan, Fernando Pessoa, and Adonis. He is rec...
Title:Uyghurland: The Furthest ExileFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.44 inPublished:April 10, 2015Publisher:Phoneme MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939419123

ISBN - 13:9781939419125