Lighthouse for the Drowning

Lighthouse for the Drowning Presented bilingually this first US publication of Jawdat Fakhreddine one of the major Lebanese names in modern Arabic poetry establishes a revolutionary dialogue between international modernist val

  • Title: Lighthouse for the Drowning
  • Author: Jawdat Fakhreddine JaysonIwen Huda Fakhreddine
  • ISBN: 9781942683391
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Paperback
  • Presented bilingually, this first US publication of Jawdat Fakhreddine one of the major Lebanese names in modern Arabic poetry establishes a revolutionary dialogue between international, modernist values and the Arabic tradition Fakhreddine s unique voice is a breakthrough for the poetic language of his generation an approach that presents poetry as a beacon, a lighthousePresented bilingually, this first US publication of Jawdat Fakhreddine one of the major Lebanese names in modern Arabic poetry establishes a revolutionary dialogue between international, modernist values and the Arabic tradition Fakhreddine s unique voice is a breakthrough for the poetic language of his generation an approach that presents poetry as a beacon, a lighthouse that both opposes and penetrates all forms of darkness.Stars Stars of oursthat did not shine in the shroud of night,but we took joy in themwhen the night was a gloom all around us.To our children, we write We are not your lighthouse.Do not follow the path we light,but be your own secrets.Jawdat Fakhreddine was born in 1953 in a small village in southern Lebanon A professor of Arabic literature at the Lebanese University in Beirut, he is one of the major Lebanese names in Modern Arabic Poetry, and is considered one of the second generation poets of the modernist movement in the Arab world He earned an MA in Physics and taught at the high school level for than 10 years During this time he published a number of poetry collections and was encouraged by Adonis to work on a PhD in Arabic literature Fakhreddine intermittently publishes articles and new poems in al Hayat newspaper, which is an Arab newspaper published in London and distributed worldwide, and in as Safir, one of the two major Lebanese Newspapers He writes a weekly article in al Khaleej newspaper, a widely distributed gulf daily newspaper He currently lives in Beirut, Lebanon.

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    1 thought on “Lighthouse for the Drowning”

    1. An absolutely outstanding collection of poems. I don't know how faithful the translations are to the original, but the translations read absolutely beautifully.

    2. This book was featured in the Nota Benes section of the Sept/Oct 2017 issue of World Literature Today Magazineliteraturetoday/

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