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Etel Adnan (1925–2021)

Autor(a) de Sitt Marie Rose

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About the Author

The Lebanese-American poet, artist, and public intellectual Etel Adnan is the author of more than a dozen books. Her groundbreaking novel Sitt Marie Rose is one of the defining narratives of the Lebanese civil war.

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Obras por Etel Adnan

Sitt Marie Rose (1978) 153 exemplares, 6 críticas
The Arab Apocalypse (1980) 45 exemplares, 1 crítica
Shifting the Silence (2020) 36 exemplares
Night (2016) 32 exemplares
Paris, When It's Naked (1993) 31 exemplares, 1 crítica
Time (2019) 26 exemplares, 1 crítica
Sea and fog (2012) 25 exemplares
Journey To Mount Tamalpais (1986) 20 exemplares
Master of the Eclipse (2009) 19 exemplares, 1 crítica
Seasons (2008) 16 exemplares
Surge (2018) 16 exemplares
Etel Adnan (2016) 9 exemplares
Premonition (2014) 9 exemplares
Life is weaving (2016) 7 exemplares
Etel Adnan: The Weight of the World (2016) 7 exemplares, 1 crítica
From A to Z (1982) 6 exemplares
The Indian Never Had a Horse and Other Poems (1985) 6 exemplares, 1 crítica
To write in a foreign language (2015) 4 exemplares
In/Somnia (2002) 4 exemplares
يبوس وقصائد أخرى (2016) 3 exemplares
Russell Chatham (1984) 3 exemplares
Etel Adnan (2012) 3 exemplares
Le maître de l'éclipse (2014) 3 exemplares
LUMA: ABCD (2021) 2 exemplares
Parler aux fleurs (2018) 2 exemplares
Là-bas (2013) 2 exemplares
Jennine (2004) 1 exemplar
La Beauté de la lumière (2022) 1 exemplar
Le cycle des tilleuls (2012) 1 exemplar
Revenir à Yourcenar (2018) 1 exemplar
Ce ciel qui... n'est pas (1998) 1 exemplar
Weight of the world (2016) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Queer 13: Lesbian and Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade (1998) — Contribuidor — 189 exemplares, 2 críticas
Words Without Borders: The World Through the Eyes of Writers: An Anthology (2007) — Contribuidor — 143 exemplares, 6 críticas
Opening the Gates: A Century of Arab Feminist Writing (1990) — Contribuidor — 99 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction (1999) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares, 2 críticas
Pathetic Literature (2022) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares, 1 crítica
For Neruda, For Chile: An International Anthology (1975) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Grape Leaves: A Century of Arab-American Poetry (Poetry Series) (1988) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
Sinister Wisdom 27 (1984) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



Extraordinary poems by a great artist
archangelsbooks | Oct 8, 2023 |
Praised by Hans Ulrich Obrist as “one of the most influential artists of the 21st century,” Paris and California-based Etel Adnan (1925-2021) has quietly worked in a variety of media, and across continents and languages, exploring themes of love and war. Her work is the opposite of cynicism,” writes Obrist. “It is pure oxygen in a world full of wars.”
Presenting the impressive diversity of Adnan’s work, The Weight of the World includes paintings, drawings, poetry, film, ceramics and tapestries. The catalogue’s title is taken from a new series of paintings completed for the show it accompanies at the Serpentine Gallery in London. It includes an essay by critic and writer Kaelen Wilson-Goldie that places Adnan’s art within the political and social context that has inspired it; a text by poet Robert Grenier; and writings by artist and publisher Simone Fattal on Adnan’s practice. This publication had 3 different covers,… (mais)
petervanbeveren | Aug 29, 2023 |
War/postcolonial poetry that combines a myriad of archetypal references with an intensely idiosyncratic engagement with language and with the nature of signs. It does retain some traces of more transparent political engagement (more specifically, Adnan seems to take an antifascist stance at times and does not always paint the horrors of war with a fairly broad stroke as a way of merely saying ”everybody hurts”), but a more straightforward poetry like that of socialist realism wouldn't have been faithful in recording the whole sense of violence, bloodshed, desperation, catastrophe that imbues everything, mutilating language itself.… (mais)
yigruzeltil | Feb 14, 2023 |
"Look at them! These four men set upon that passing bird...She was, they admit, a worthy prey...She was a woman, an independent woman, gone over to the enemy and mixing in politics, which is normally their personal hunting ground. They, the Chabab, had to bring women back to order, in this Orient, at once nomadic and immobile. On the Palestinian side, they dealt with crimes similarly. The stakes were different, but the methods were the same."

This novel takes place during the 1975 civil war in Lebanon. Marie Rose is the childhood friend of one of four Christian men who capture her when she ventures into her old Christian neighborhood. She now has a Palestinian partner, and lives in the camps and helps the refugees. The four men must decide whether to release her or kill her.

Each of the four men, and Marie Rose narrates a section of the novel. Is this a war of ethnicity, of religion, of the sexes, of the old ways versus the new ways? These questions are examined in prose that is lyrical and disturbing. This short book is worth a read.
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arubabookwoman | 5 outras críticas | Apr 23, 2017 |



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