Arabian love poems : full Arabic and English texts / Nizar Kabbani ; translated by Bassam K. Frangieh and Clementina R. Brown

Author(s): Qabbānī, Nizār
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Subjects: Arabic poetry--20th century--Translations into English
Qabbānī, Nizār--Translations into English
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Arabic (translated from), English & Arabic, Arabic
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder : Lynne Rienner, 1999
LC Classification: P, PJ
Physical Description: xiii, 225 p. ; 23 cm
Alternate Title(s): Poems.
Alternate Titles: Cover title: Qaṣāʼid ḥubb ʻArabīyah
Additional Authors: Frangieh, Bassam K
Brown, Clementina R
Notes: LCCN: 98042796
ISBN: 0894108816 (pb : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780894108815 (pb : alk. paper)
"Three Continents book."
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Oh green bird -- My lover asks me -- When I fell in love -- You still ask me about the day of my birth -- Oh, my love -- All words -- I hadn't told them about you -- I hate to love like other people -- Your love -- From the moment you loved me -- When I am in love (no. 1) -- When I am in love (no. 2) -- I love you when you cry -- I don't know my birthday -- Your eyes are like a rainy night -- I wrote the name of the one I loved -- Oh traveler -- Our love -- Don't worry -- When I travel into your eyes -- Like a fish -- I am the prophet of love -- Undress yourself -- I have changed so much -- Because my love for you -- I want to write different words for you -- That March morning when you came walking toward me -- When I told you
Contents: When God bestowed women on men -- I was never a king -- Why do you erase history -- I taught the children of the world -- Pure like a necklace of jasmine -- I love you -- Your love took me -- I wear you -- My kingdom of little things (excerpt) -- Out of my desire -- The two years -- When I am with you -- I'm not a teacher -- My letters to you -- In the summer -- Every time I kiss you -- My love runs to you -- Every man -- Stay out of my sight -- When rain fell on both of us -- I curl up -- I hope one day -- When you visit me -- Every time you traveled -- Did you ever think -- The day I met you -- Close all my books -- Yesterday I thought -- Please -- Why do you ask me to write you -- Pull out the dagger buried in my side -- From the airplane (excerpt) -- Before I entered the cities of your mouth (excerpt)
Contents: It is all over (excerpt) -- What would your femininity say about me (excerpt) -- When you accompany me -- When you danced with me that night -- When you find a man -- I knew -- Your departure is not a tragedy -- While Rome burned, you burned -- Do you have a solution -- Drink your coffee -- I am accused of being like Shahrayar -- Why do you telephone, my lady -- You wear hippie clothes -- Be assured, my lady -- This is my last letter -- About sea love -- I learn by reading your body -- To my love on New Year's Eve -- Will you allow me to take a holiday? -- Time travels with you when you leave -- Love during house arrest -- Women, the knowledge of God -- I will tell you: I love you -- The talk of her hands -- I am afraid -- Who is the prettiest? -- I conquer the universe with words
English and Arabic
OCLC Number: 39905314
ISBN/ISSN: 0894108816