The story of a people

an anthology of Palestinian poets within the green-lines by Jamal Assadi

Publisher: Peter Lang in New York

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 469
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Subjects:

  • Arab Poets,
  • Arabic poetry,
  • Translations into English,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementtranslated by Jamal Assadi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ8190.65.E5 S76 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25087376M
ISBN 109781433116032
LC Control Number2011043821

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