The Poetry of Sa'di Yusuf: Between Homeland and Exile

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Sa'adi Yusuf has long been acknowledged as Iraq's foremost living poet and one of the preeminent modernists of Arabic poetry. In this first book-length study in English on the subject, the author seeks to provide a comprehensive look at Yusuf's literary accomplishments through thematic analysis and close readings that place his texts within wider literary contexts. Encompassing discussions of more than a hundred poems, this study offers a coherent framework for understanding the body of work created by a major poet of our time.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrighton
PublisherSussex Academic Press
Number of pages352
ISBN (Print)9781845191481
StatePublished - Sep 2006


  • Yūsuf
  • Saʻdī -- Criticism and interpretation


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