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Gebroken Vleugels

Gebroken Vleugels( )
Translator: alonso, monica
Author: Gibran, Khalil
ISBN:979-8-5879-2357-7
Publication Date:Dec 2020
Publisher:Independently Published
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

In Broken Wings ontdekt Kahlil Gibran de glorie en pijn van jonge liefde. Dit enigszins autobiografische verhaal volgt in de traditie van Romeo en Julia, maar met de kenmerkende oosterse setting en weelderige beelden van Gibran. Broken Wings is een diepgaand verhaal over de veranderingen in de liefde en onderzoekt het spirituele thema van de betekenis van het menselijk bestaan in een Een wereld die diepe schoonheid en liefde bevat, temidden van de vlekken van hebzucht en de pijnen van...
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Book Details
Pages:42
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.095 Inches
Book Weight:0.21 Pounds
Author Biography
Gibran, Khalil (Translator)
Khalil Gibran, also known as Kahlil Gibran, was born on January 6, 1883 in Northern Lebanon. As a result of his family's poverty, he received no formal education as a small child but had regular visits from the local priest who taught him about the Bible as well as the Syrian and Arabic languages. After his father was imprisoned for embezzlement and his family's property was confiscated by the authorities, his mother decided to emigrate to the United States in 1895. They settled in Boston's South End.

He attended public school and art school, where he was introduced to the artist, photographer, and publisher Fred Holland Day. A publisher used some of Gibran's drawings for book covers in 1898. His family forced him to return to Lebanon to complete his education and learn the Arabic language. He enrolled in Madrasat-al-Hikmah, a Maronite-founded school, which offered a nationalistic curriculum partial to church writings, history and liturgy. He learned Arabic, French, and exceled in poetry. He returned to the United States in 1902.

In 1904, he hosted his first art exhibit, which featured his allegorical and symbolic charcoal drawings. During this exhibition, he met Mary Elizabeth Haskell, who would go on to fund Gibran's artistic development for nearly his entire life. Not only was he an artist, but he also wrote poetry and other works including The Madman, The Prophet, and Sand and Foam. He died of cirrhosis of the liver and tuberculosis on April 10, 1931.

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