Darwīsh, Maḥmūd, 1941-2008

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Dates:
Birth 1941-03-13
Death 2008-08-09

Biographical notes:

Mahmoud Darwish (b. March 13, 1941, al-Birwa Palestine–d. August 9, 2008, Houston, TX) was a Palestinian poet and author and won numerous awards for his works. Darwish used Palestine as a metaphor for the loss of Eden, birth and resurrection, and the anguish of dispossession and exile. He also served as an editor for several literary magazines in Israel.

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  • Poetry

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  • Poets

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