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Tribute to Mahmoud Darwish: Poetry and a Selection of Articles
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August 9, 2020

Twelve years ago, the world lost Mahmoud Darwish. His poetry resonated throughout the Arab world and beyond. His devotion to the Palestinian cause lived through his work. 

Today, we share a selection of articles in Arabic and English written about him and his work. Two additional articles reproduced in the Journal of Palestine Studies by Mahmoud Darwish are linked here: 

The Madness of Being Palestinian (1985)

Anti-Arab Prejudice in Europe (1974)

We have also invited a group of Arab and Palestinian authors and poets for a bilingual recitation of his most famous poem, "On this Land."

The poem is recited by: 

Omar Offendum

Ibtisam Barakat

Ibtisam Azem

Sinan Antoon

Laura Albast

Tariq Luthun

Susan Abuelhawa

Ayah El-Fahmawi

Hala Alyan

Fargo Tbakhi

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

Isabella Hammad 

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JFLaCpQXso

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