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Inclined to Speak: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry #2019

Inclined to Speak An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry This collection brings together Arab American poets offering up poems These poems tackle a wide range of themes including culture politics loss art and language itself The introduction set

  • Title: Inclined to Speak: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry
  • Author: Hayan Charara Elmaz Abinader Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran Sharif S. Elmusa Hedy Habra Marian Haddad Suheir Hammad Sam Hamod
  • ISBN: 9781557288677
  • Page: 308
  • Format: Paperback
  • Inclined to Speak: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry By Hayan Charara Elmaz Abinader Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran Sharif S. Elmusa Hedy Habra Marian Haddad Suheir Hammad Sam Hamod, This collection brings together 39 Arab American poets offering up 160 poems These poems tackle a wide range of themes, including culture, politics, loss, art, and language itself The introduction sets out the state of Arab American poetry today, and there are short biographies of each of the poets featured.

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    1 thought on “Inclined to Speak: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry

    1. A very good collection of Arab American poems I think the two important poets I knew from this anthology were Mohja Kahf and Etel Adnan I m planning to read most of their work especially novels and short stories People who truly LOVE poetry will enjoy reading this I didn t enjoy it that much

    2. What kind of poetry to expect in Inclined to Speak Expect reading about people who felt impelled to speak out of an often equivocal inner necessity As you read, expect to feel the disoriented, anxious, ungrounded and panicky sentences running on end without junctions running thoughts and running people running minds People marginalized who found the often unheard voice on paper.Expect to get lost between foreign parents and foreign cultures.Expect to dislike the majority.Expect to find solace on [...]

    3. First I should say, regarding all of the anthologies I am teaching this semester, I have not been reading each of them in their entirety except for June Jordan s SOULSCRIPT That said, I am really moved so far by Hayan Charara s introduction to this collection As with Francisco Aragon and THE WIND SHIFTS, I appreciate Charara s transparency in discussing his process of selection of work and poets I especially appreciate his discussions of the label of Arab American identity being shifting, proble [...]

    4. My review appeared in the San Antonio Express News in their Sunday book section, Sunday, April 27, 2008 This is a remarkable collection of 160 poems by 39 Arab American poets There is not a weak poem in the collection Excerpts from this review These Arab American poets are neither tourists nor terrorists Rather, they are esteemed professors, lawyers, translators, editors people doing business and community work parents raising families and corresponding with relatives from their countries of ori [...]

    5. This was my first real introduction to Arab American contemporary poetry, though I hesitate to give it that title The implications of such a title seem to limit the poems within to being about the experience of Arab Americans as Arab Americans, rather than as men, women, LGBTQ, Muslims, Christians, mothers, sons, etc as people While many of the poems in this anthology are about the intersection of culture and race, the stories, experiences, and ideas of these poets are not limited to their ident [...]

    6. Another book I want to read, but like Fady s book they ran out of copies Zut Alors Hayan told me I could find it for cheap on How nice

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