Hussein Hamzah

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Hussein Hamzah

Articoli e Recensioni pubblicati per La rivista di Arablit

Folk Literature in Maḥmūd Darwīš’s Poetry


Articolo della Rivista, Anno XII, numero 24, dicembre 2022

in La rivista di Arablit, a. XII, n. 24, dicembre 2022, pp. 7-22. Maḥmūd Darwīš (1941-2008) used various folkloristic elements in his poetic oeuvre: proverbs, songs and sayings. The present article will strive to explain the significance of this use of folklore by Darwīš, the extent to which he used it, and the stages in his poetic career in which he used it. In order to answer such questions, we use a diachronic perspective of Darwīš’s poetry, on the one hand, and analyze the artistic and ideological significance of his use of folk literature, on the other. [...]

Folk Literature in Maḥmūd Darwīš’s Poetry2023-10-06T17:30:14+00:00

The Ending in Palestinian Poetry


Articolo della Rivista, Anno VIII, numero 15, giugno 2018

in La rivista di Arablit, a. VIII, n. 15, giugno 2018, pp. 31-52. This study focuses on endings in Arabic poetry in Israel, especially the “po-etry of resistance” which I limit to the 1950s and 1960s, except for Maḥmūd Darwīš’s Maṭār Aṯīnā (Athens Airport), which is used for comparison and for changes in form and content of this poetic genre in the works of four po-ets who left a lasting impression on the development of Arabic poetry in Israel: Ḥannà Abū Ḥannà, Tawfīq Zayyād, Samīḥ al-Qāsim and Maḥmūd Darwīš. The ending of a literary text is what [...]

The Ending in Palestinian Poetry2020-02-20T19:14:28+00:00