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English - Poetry, Poetics, Translation
Nomadics · 1d ago

Teaching with Arabic Literature in Translation: ‘Narrating Conflict’ and ‘Literary Legacies of War in Lebanon’

Via Arab Lit (in English) & BY MLYNXQUALEY on MARCH 12, 2018 • ( 0 ) ArabLit’s ongoing series on Teaching with Arabic Literature in Translation continues with a conversation between ArabLit’...
Nomadics · 3d ago

Say goodbye to the information age: it’s all about reputation now

by Gloria Origgi, Via Aeon Not faking it. From the Apollo 15 mission. Photo NASA There is ...
Nomadics · 3d ago

On Mahmoud Darwish’s Birthday, 13 Poems

via Arab Lit (in English) & the indefatigable Marcia Lynx Qualey: The Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (d. 2008) was born in al-Birwa on this day in 1941. To commemorate his entrance into ou...
Nomadics · 5d ago

“Jonathan Williams: Lord of the Orchards”

Wish I could be at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro NC, for editor Jeffery Beams, and contributors Alex Albright, Thorns Craven, Neal Hutcheson, & Tom Patterson’ presentation of their excellent book Jonathan Williams: Lord of the Orchards on Thursday,...
Nomadics · 1W ago

Juan Goytisolo – Tangier, Havana and the Treasonous Intellectual

Wow! Two days in a row I’m reposting Arab Lit (in English). Today Marcia Lynx Qualey  brings up (& sends us to a dossier on) one of my very favorite Spanish-born Maghrebi-by-choice writers: Juan Goytisolo (5 January 1931 – 4 June 2017), someone I had...
Nomadics · 1W ago

8 Short Stories by Arab Women for International Women’s Day

Via Arab Literature (in English) & BY MLYNXQUALEY : Your gift for International Women’s Da...
Nomadics · 2W ago

Khalid Lyamlahy’s Review of “Canto Diurno”

Dans son avant-dire, le poète américain Charles Bernstein note que la poésie de Pierre Joris « renverse les hiérarchies, mais sans omettre de soigner, de tendre, de remuer, de labourer, de fermenter et de fomenter » (p. 6). Dans cette anthologie pers...
Nomadics · 2W ago

Nicole Peyrafitte, Pierre Joris, Don Byrd & Michael Bisio: Homage to Gerrit Lansing

Nomadics · 3W ago

Amjad Nasser’s ‘Here is the Rose’: ‘We Can No Longer Tell Tragedy from Farce

  Via Arab Literature (in English) &  MLYNXQUALEY on FEBRUARY 22, 2018 • ( 2 ) Amjad Nasser’s Here is the Rose didn’t make the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction shortlist yesterday...
Nomadics · 1M ago

Gerrit Lansing (February 25, 1928-February 11, 2018)

Gerrit Lansing, poet, scholar, friend, passed away peacefully this past night. A man of wider & deeper knowledge than almost anyone I have known, Gerrit was as familiar with, and brought as much care to contemporary poetry & poetics than to older lit...