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Mohammed Bennis

Bilingual , 2015/11 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 mm , 78pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-732-1

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Mohammed Bennis is one of the most important poets of modern Arabic poetry. He is the author of more than thirty titles of poetry, prose, essays, and translations. Published translations of his poetry collections and books have appeared in various languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Macedonian and German. He has also translated French works into Arabic including A Throw of the Dice: Poems of Stéphane Mallarmé (2007).

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