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Classical Poems by Arab Women


ISBN: 9780863560477

Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: Saqi Books, 2001
Language: English and Arabic
Product Dimensions: 13.4 x 2.8 x 21.6 cm

Spanning 5,000 years, from the pre-Islamic to the Andalusian periods, Classical Poems by Arab Women presents rarely seen work by over fifty women writers for the first time. From the sorrowful eulogies of Khansa to the gleeful scorn of Wallada bint al-Mustakfi, this collection exclusively features the work of Arab women who boldly refused to be silenced.

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