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Women of the Fertile Crescent an anthology of modern poetry by Arab women

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Published by Three Continents Press in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arabic poetry -- Women authors.,
  • Arabic poetry -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 221-250.

Statementedited with translations by Kamal Boullata.
ContributionsBoullata, Kamal, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7661 .W66
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4537717M
ISBN 100914478419
LC Control Number77003834

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