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Adūnīs 1930-

Works: 807 works in 1,879 publications in 8 languages and 11,288 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Miscellanea  Poetry  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Other, Creator, Performer, Translator, Contributor, Composer, Publishing director, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PJ7862.A519, 892.716
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An introduction to Arab poetics by Adūnīs( Book )

64 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 785 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 )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 465 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 )

54 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 379 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 )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 308 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 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980 Adonis accepted a post of associate professor at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle; from 1984 dates the masterful series of lectures on Arab poetics given at the College de France. Poet, editor, translator and literary critic, Adonis is the author of over twenty books; his poems and prose have been translated into French, Spanish, English, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish, German. On two occasions he has been a Nobel finalist
A time between ashes and roses : poems by Adūnīs( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and Arabic and held by 222 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
Normes et valeurs dans l'Islam contemporain by Jean Paul Charnay( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in French and English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transformations of the lover by Adūnīs( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufism and surrealism by Adūnīs( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 173 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
If only the sea could sleep : love poems by Adūnīs( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Arabic and French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 89 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 )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronique des branches by Adūnīs( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and Arabic and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tanabbaʼ ayyuhā al-aʻmá by Adūnīs( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Arabic and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in Arabic and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le livre de la migration by Adūnīs( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in French and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La prière et l'épée : Essais sur la culture arabe by Adūnīs( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zaman al-shiʻr by Adūnīs( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufism and surrealism by Adūnīs( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adonis explores the convergence of ideas between Sufism and Surrealism, though these spiritual and aesthetic/atheistic movements may appear at first glance to be in polar opposition
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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 poète et critique littéraire syrien d'expression arabe et française

Adonis pseud

Adonis syrský esejista a básník

Adonis syryjski poeta

Adonis szíriai költő


Adūnīs 1930-

Adūnīs, ʿAlī Aḥmad Isbir 1930-

Adūnīs, ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd 1930-

Adunis Essayist, poet

Ahmad Said, Ali 1930-

al-Asbar, ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd al- 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 dichter uit Libanon

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, ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd 1930-

Esber, Ahmad Said

Esber, Ali

Esber, ʿAlī 1930-

Esber , Ali Ahmad Said

Ésber, Ali Ahmad Said 1930-

Isbir, Ali Ahmad Said.

Isbir ʿAlī Aḥmad Saʿīd 1930-....

Saʿīd, ʿAlī Aḥmad

Saʿīd, ʿAlī Aḥmad 1930-...

Saʿid, Ali Ahmed 1930-

Said Asbar, Ali Ahmad

Saʻid Esber , Ali Ahmad

Saïd Esber, Ali Aḥmad 1930-

Saïd Esber, Ali Ahmed 1930-

Saʼtd , Alī Aḥmad Iṣbir

Άδωνις Σύρος ποιητής και συγγραφέας

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، 1930-

سعيد، علي احمد، 1930-

علي أحمد سعيد 1930-....






사이드, 알리 아흐마드 1930-

아도니스 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, AdonisSufism and surrealism