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By Abdullah al-Udhari

Arab girls poets were round because the earliest of instances, but their diwans (collected poems) weren't given an analogous attention as their male counterparts’.

Spanning 5,000 years, from the pre-Islamic to the Andalusian classes, Classical Poems by way of Arab ladies offers infrequently obvious paintings through over fifty girls writers for the 1st time. From the sad eulogies of Khansa to the gleeful scorn of Wallada bint al-Mustakfi, this assortment solely positive factors the paintings of Arab girls who boldly refused to be silenced. The poems are tours into their vivid international whose humanity has been suppressed for hundreds of years by means of spiritual and political bigotry.

With poems in either English and Arabic, this striking anthology celebrates female wit and wish, and indicates the numerous contribution Arab girls made to the literary tradition.

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