Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran

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by Kahlil Gibran and Jean Gibran

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 31/12/2016

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Exiled between the cultures and conflicts of the Middle East and the West, painter and poet Kahlil Gibran's life and art retrace the emigrant's passage, searching for home. From the rich spiritual inheritance and material poverty of his childhood in Mount Lebanon to the loss of family in the urban wilderness of America in the 1890s; from Boston's South End tenements to recognition of his talent by settlement house social workers; from his apprenticeships in the creative circles of Boston, Beirut, Paris, and New York to his art and activism for "Greater Syria" and Syrian-Lebanese emigrants; and from his friendships, loves, and partnerships to his emergence as a people's poet, in Arabic and English-Kahlil Gibran crafted an expansive vision of shared humanity treasured in over forty languages. Culminating in his signature work, The Prophet, Gibran's art was to cross divisive boundaries and embrace a borderless citizenship. A romance between cultures, this beautifully illustrated biography illuminates his life and art to convey his passionate, inspiring story to our time. Book jacket.
ISBN:
9781566560931
9781566560931
Category:
Biography: religious & spiritual
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
31-12-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
228.6x177.8x25.4mm
Weight:
1kg
Kahlil Gibran

The Lebanese-American artist, poet, and author Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931) combined beauty and spirituality in philosophy, and his writings remain a staple of wedding and graduation rituals.

His first and best-known work, The Prophet, achieved a lasting popularity in the 1960s as a countercultural guide; available in 40 languages, it has never gone out of print.

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