Nizar Qabbani, a Feminist Poet?

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Talk by Alissa El Assaad




Nizar Qabbani, a Feminist Poet?


Date: 6/12/2016
Originally presented in NYC
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Nizar Qabbani, known for his sensual and romantic verses. He has spent his life fighting for women’s freedom and empowerment. By briefly studying various Poems from various periods of his life, we can trace 4 types of woman that he creates a dialogue with in his poetry.

The Sultan’s Daughter, The Sultan’s Wife, The Reckless Woman and The Lady Friend in Exile.

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