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Title Modern Sudanese poetry : an anthology / translated and edited by Adil Babikir ; foreword by Matthew Shenoda, supervising editor.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 148 pages)
Series African poetry book series
African poetry book series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Language In English; translated from the Arabic.
Summary Spanning more than six decades of Sudan's post-independence history, Modern Sudanese Poetry features around 60 pieces by some of Sudan's most renowned poets--Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreword / by Matthew Shenoda -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- My beloved Aazza / Khalil Farah -- Wedding parade / Muhammad el-Mahdi el-Magzoub -- A poet ; In the spring of love / Idris Jamma' -- Dig no grave for me ; A roaming dervish's stanza ; Yaaqut al-Arsh / Mohammed el-Fayturi -- Migrating from Sai / Jayli Abdel Rahman -- The wharf and the walkways rhythms ; The horse and the wind ; Homeland / Mohyiddin Faris -- An Afro-Asian song / Taj el-Sir el-Hassan -- The exile and the kingdom / El-Nur Osman Abbakar -- A drib of your nectar ; A farm on the hill ; Love poems and a carnival ; Songs for October / Mohammed el-Makki Ibrahim -- The old sea ; The lost violins / Mustafa Sanad -- Departure at night ; The night girl / Abdel Raheem Abu Zikra -- Who's triggered the stone's tongue? / Ali Abdel Qayyoum -- The signs ode / Muhammad Abdul-Hai -- Encounter ; Whispers ; A cell the size of New Year's Eve ; Monologue / Kamal el-Gizouli -- The pre-eruption silence / Aalim Abbas -- The homesick sparrow ; Crazy in love with you ; I say it without fear ; Buffoon / Mahjoub Sharif -- The golden scythe song ; Deng Malo: a biography ; Pastoral scriptures / Mahgoub Kbalo -- The silent rose ; A sun on the window ;Walking a tightrope / Fidaili Jamma -- The shores of your eyes ; I miss something / Abdulqadir Alkutayabi -- Uncle Aburraheem Nura and the time-tested dream / Mohammed el-Hassan Salim Himmaid -- A story of a revolution ; A tale of the rose and the street / Hashim Siddig -- A starting point / Azhari Mohammed Ali -- The songs of solitude / Al-Saddig al-Raddi -- Heart's confessions -- A new ebb in the high tide season / Rawda el-Haj -- A frosted cry ; A tribute to winter ; The spider's text: millennium messages to life / Rugaia Warrag -- All alone / Khalid Hassan Osman -- Under abundant shades ; Tuesday's dilemma ; An acacia bush in labor / Najlaa Osman Eltom -- The fall of angels / Mamoun Eltilib -- Owned by grief / Boi John Awang -- Skies / Hatim Al Kinani -- On the bank of River Sobat ; An amulet for the mango tree / Nylawo Ayul.
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Subject Arabic poetry -- Sudan -- Translations into English.
Arabic poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Babikir, Adil, editor, translator.
Shenoda, Matthew, writer of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Modern Sudanese poetry. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2019 9781496215635 (DLC) 2019001566 (OCoLC)1083701099
ISBN 9781496218216 (electronic bk.)
1496218213 (electronic bk.)