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The life and works of Kahlil Gibran: a critical review

Altabaa, Homam and Hamawiya, Adham (2019) The life and works of Kahlil Gibran: a critical review. Asiatic, 13 (1). pp. 103-118. ISSN 1985-3106

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Abstract

There have been numerous dedicated studies on the life and works of Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) which is understandable due to his stature and popularity in Arabic and American literatures. Nonetheless, it has been argued that the literary establishment has not given Gibran his due credit, especially in the United States, since Gibran has attained global recognition, been translated into tens of languages and sold more volumes than all other poets of America, including Walt Whitman and T.S. Eliot. This review seeks to present an overview of the studies about Gibran and highlight, when possible, the input of these studies on the spiritual aspects in his creative writings. These studies about Gibran and his works have been written in various languages, but the focus here will be on the studies published in English and Arabic, originally or in translation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 8420/73214
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kahlil Gibran; Critical review
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fundamental and Inter-Disciplinary Studies (Effective: 5th Feb 2014)
Depositing User: Dr Homam Altabaa
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2019 08:56
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019 08:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/73214

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