The Poetry of Sa'di Yusuf

Between Homeland and Exile

By Yair Huri

Sa'adi Yusuf has long been acknowledged as Iraq's foremost living poet and one of the preeminent modernists of Arabic poetry. In this first book-length study in English on the subject, the author seeks to provide a comprehensive look at Yusuf's literary accomplishments through thematic analysis and close readings that place his texts within wider literary contexts. Encompassing discussions of more than a hundred poems, this study offers a coherent framework for understanding the body of work created by a major poet of our time.


352 pages

Publication Date: 9/1/2006
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781845191481