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In the Heart of the Heart of Another Country (Pocket Poets Series, No. 57) A Mosaic Of Lyrical Vignettes, At Once Deeply Personal And Political, Set Against The Turbulent Backdrop Of Arab Western Relations Adnan Writes, Contrary To What Is Usually Believed, It Is Not General Ideas And Grandiose Unfolding Of Great Events That Impress The Mind During Times Of Heightened Historic Upheavals, But Rather The Uninterrupted Flow Of Little Experiences, Observations, Disturbances, Small Ecstasies, Or Barely Perceptible Discouragements That Make Up Day To Day Living Etel Adnan, A Lebanese American Poet, Painter, And Essayist, Lives In Paris, Beirut, And The San Francisco Bay Area Among Her Books, The Novel Sitt Marie Rose Is Considered A Classic Of Middle Eastern Literature She Has Been A Powerful Voice For Compassion And Empowerment In Feminist And Antiwar Movements.


About the Author: Etel Adnan

Etel Adnan was raised in Beirut, Lebanon Because her mother was from Greece and her father was from Damascus, Adnan grew up speaking Greek and Turkish in addition to Arabic and French Etel Adnan earned degrees at the Sorbonne in Paris and studied at Berkeley and Harvard In 1972, she moved back to Beirut and worked as cultural editor for two daily newspapers first for Al Safa, later for L Orient



10 thoughts on “In the Heart of the Heart of Another Country (Pocket Poets Series, No. 57)

  1. says:

    Etal Adnan makes it very clear that the name for her novel came to her after reading William Gass s In the heart of the heart of the country Gass s work consists of five short stories that revolve around loneliness, isolation and lost love in and about the fictional town of B, Indiana However, Etal s story is complicated than William s While Gass pronounces homesickness


  2. says:

    Jag t nker p vatten, ofta jag kan inte h lla det i mina h nder s rskilt l nge, sk ra det med en kniv eller f rst varf r det rinner s lyckligt Vi t nker oss att n gonting r s kert, men sen saknas nd en liten skruv, ingenting fungerar, f rnuftet r hj lpl st nd , n r jag lskar vatten har jag inga problem med att vara n ra dess v sen detta va s vackert och l rorikt det k nns som at


  3. says:

    I do not have much patience for post modern writers I like the philosophy of the everyday, but writing that is too much sit and think is irritating Etel Adnan walks this line rather masterfully, so I don t know if I am annoyed or impressed Probably both A good example is To Be In a Time of War At first, when I realized I was going to have to read 15 pages of sentences all beginning in


  4. says:

    This is a brilliant memoir that captures philosophy and politics The author uses sections that repeat throughout the book Politics My House Vital Data Weather Wires Another Person Place, etc She interweaves paragraphs, within sections that all fall in a certain time frame Born in Lebanon, living in California, going back to Beirut, she is acutely aware of war and th...


  5. says:

    Inspired by William Gass s collection of stories titled IN THE HEART OF THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY This reads a it like prose poetry As a writer I find it provocative, but I don t really know what to make of it Haven t finished it yet.


  6. says:

    Genius Gorgeous Timeless.


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