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    The Madman (eBook) von Gibran, Kahlil

    The Madman Kahlil Gibran - Widely known in America as author of The Prophet, which sold more copies in the 20th century than any other book but the Bible, the great Lebanese-American poet and artist Kahlil Gibran (18831931) first became known to Americans in 1918 with the publication of The Madman.Thought-provoking and inspiring, the book is a collection of memorable, life-affirming parables and poems, many of them casting an ironic light on the beliefs, aspirations, and vanities of humankind and many reminiscent of the work of Tagore and Nietzsche, both of whom were strong influences on Gibran.Among the 35 poems and parables in this volume are "How I Became a Madman," "The Two Hermits," "The Wise Dog," "The Good God and the Evil God," "Night and the Madman," "The Three Ants," "When My Sorrow Was Born," "And When My Joy Was Born," and many more.
    Autor Gibran, Kahlil
    Verlag Phoemixx Classics eBooks
    Einband Adobe Digital Editions
    Erscheinungsjahr 2021
    Seitenangabe 77 S.
    Meldetext
    Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
    Masse 622 KB
    Plattform EPUB
    Verlagsartikelnummer 978-3-9864780-3-2
    Adobe Digital Editions
    978-3-9864780-3-2
    Fr. 4.50

    Über den Autor Gibran, Kahlil

    Kahlil Gibran (Arabic: ) was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer.Born in the town of Bsharri in modern-day Lebanon (then part of Ottoman Mount Lebanon), as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again, especially in the 1960s counterculture.Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu.

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