Darwīsh, Maḥmūd, 1941-2008

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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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referencedIn Audio collection of June Jordan, (inclusive), 1970-2000 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Ḥabīb, Shafīq. [Modern Arabic poetry, Palestine, 3]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Archipelago Books. Papers, 1981-2010. Indiana University
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Birth 1941-03-13

Death 2008-08-09

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