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Adūnīs 1930-

Works: 688 works in 1,531 publications in 8 languages and 10,462 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Creator, Instrumentalist, Translator, Contributor, Composer, Other, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PJ7862.A519, 892.716
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An introduction to Arab poetics by Adūnīs( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a collection of four essays -- delivered as lectures at the College de France in 1984, that were presented by the author -- that examine the tradition of the pre-Islamic poetry of Arabia and the relationship between Arabic poetry and the Quran, and between poetry and thought. The author presents Arabic poetry as the quintessence of Arab culture and assesses the challenges of modernism and also the impact of Western culture on the Arab poetic tradition
Victims of a map by Maḥmūd Darwīsh( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... in translation, alongside the original Arabic, including thirteen poems by Darwish never before published - in English or Arabic - and a long work by Adonis ... also published here for the first time."--Page [] 4 of cover
Mihyar of Damascus, his songs by Adūnīs( Book )

44 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de poésies rassemblées pour la première fois en un seul volume. Elles sont imprégnées des voix des soufis (Hallâj, Niffari), de leurs énigmatiques paroles d'extase ou de frayeur qui grandissent dans le coeur des possédés. Avec "Singuliers", se rejoue le jeu de la Création
The blood of Adonis; transpositions of selected poems of Adonis (Ali Ahmed Said) by Adūnīs( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pages of day and night by Adūnīs( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time between ashes and roses : poems by Adūnīs( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in Arabic and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adonis's poetry and prose writings have aroused much controversy in the Arab world, both for their provocative content and their arresting style. Grounded in traditional poetic styles, Adonis developed a new way of expressing modern sentiments." "This bilingual edition, presenting the poems in Arabic and English on facing pages, is enhanced by a critical bibliography of Adonis's works, providing an accessible and crucial reference for scholars of modern and Middle Eastern poetry and culture. Shawkat M. Toorawa's translation finally makes the poet's signature work available to an English-speaking audience: the effect is no less powerful than were the first translations of Pablo Neruda into English."--Jacket
Sufism and surrealism by Adūnīs( Book )

19 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this remarkable book, Adonis, one of the Arab world's greatest living poets, set forth the peculiar convergence of ideas running through Sufism and Surrealism. While at first appearing to be in polar opposition, convincing parallels are drawn between these religious and aesthetic/atheistic movements. Adonis contests that atheism does not necessarily imply a rejection of Sufism, just as Sufism does not necessarily imply a belief in a traditional religion or faith. Both are related to the metaphysical, and both seek to say what has not been said, to know what has not been known"--Provided by publisher
Transformations of the lover by Adūnīs( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normes et valeurs dans l'Islam contemporain by Jean Paul Charnay( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in French and English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction à la poétique arabe by Adūnīs( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If only the sea could sleep : love poems by Adūnīs( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

al-Thābit wa-al-mutaḥawwil : baḥth fī al-ittibāʻ wa-al-ibdāʻ ʻinda al-ʻArab by Adūnīs( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with my father, Adonis by Ninar Esber( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversational dialogues between a father (Syrian-born poet Adūnīs, b.1930) and his daughter (Ninar Esber, b. 1971) about the crises of the modern Arabic world
Mémoire du vent : poèmes 1957-1990 by Adūnīs( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kitāb al-taḥawwulāt wa-al-hijrah fī aqālīm al-nahār wa-al-layl by Adūnīs( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in Arabic and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tanabbaʼ ayyuhā al-aʻmá by Adūnīs( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Arabic and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zaman al-shiʻr by Adūnīs( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dīwān al-shiʻr al-ʻArabī by Adūnīs( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in Arabic and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mufrad bi-ṣīghat al-jamʻ by Adūnīs( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Arabic and Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronique des branches by Adūnīs( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Arabic and French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

Adonis 1930-....

Adonis, Ali Ahmed Sa'id

Adonis (básnik)

Adonis (file)

Adonis (poeta)

Adonis poeta e saggista siriano

Adonis pseud

Adonis syryjski poeta


Adūnīs 1930-

Adūnīs, ʿAlī Aḥmad Isbir 1930-

Adūnīs, ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd 1930-

Adunis Essayist, poet

Ahmad Said, Ali 1930-

ʿAlī Aḥmad Isbir Adūnīs 1930-

Ali, Ahmad Sa'd Isbir.

ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd

ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd 1930-...

ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd Adūnīs 1930-

Ali Ahmad Said Asbar

Ali, Ahmad Sa'id Isbir.

Ali Ahmad Said syrischer Dichter und Intellektueller

Ali Ahmet Sait Eşber

Asbar , Ali Ahmad Said

Asbar, ʻAlī Aḥmad Saʻīd 1930-

Asbir , Ali Ahmad Said

Asbir, ʻAlī Aḥmad Saʻīd 1930-

Esber, Ahmad Said

Esber, Ali

Esber, ʿAlī 1930-

Esber , Ali Ahmad Said

Ésber, Ali Ahmad Said 1930-

Isbir ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd 1930-....

Saʿīd, ʿAlī Aḥmad

Saʿīd, ʿAlī Aḥmad 1930-...

Saʿid, Ali Ahmed 1930-

Saʻid Esber , Ali Ahmad

Saïd Esber, Ali Ahmad 1930-

Saïd Esber, Ali Ahmed 1930-

Saʼtd , Alī Aḥmad Iṣbir

Адонис сирийский поэт

Ադոնիս (բանաստեղծ)


אדוניס 1930-

אסבר, עלי אחמד סעיד


أدونس، 1930-


أدونيس، (1930-).


إسبر, علي أحمد سعيد

اسبر، علي احمد سعيد، 1930-

سعيد، ادونيس، ١٩٣٠-

سعيد، علي احمد، ١٩٣٠-

علي أحمد سعيد 1930-....







Victims of a mapMihyar of Damascus, his songsThe pages of day and nightA time between ashes and roses : poemsSufism and surrealismIf only the sea could sleep : love poemsConversations with my father, Adonis