BBC – Culture – The ancient poems that explain today

Looking at Antoon and Darwich, the BBC ran a piece about the thing that excites me the most about my future research project, the poetics of ruins. I have already presented on this in EISA and PCWP conferences last year, as well as our Losing Ground workshop the year before.

“The ruins that inspired pre-Islamic poets hold new meaning for today’s Arabic writers, writes Paul Cooper. ”

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180820-the-6th-century-poems-making-a-comeback

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