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  • ISBN: 9780253304629
  • ISBN10: 0253304628

An Anthology of Somali Poetry

by Andrzejewski, B. W. T Andrzejewski, Sheila

  • List Price: $29.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish date: 09/01/1993
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Introduction The Poems Raage Ugaas 1 To the Camels 2 A Broken Betrothal 3 A Horse Beyond Compare 4 Riposte to a Young Opponent in a Poetic Duel 5 Old Age Xirsi Garaad Faarax Wiilwaal 6 A Young Sultan Speaks to His People Cali Bucul 7 Guulside, the Victory Bearer Aadan-Gurey Maxamed Cabdille 8 Seventy and Ten Years Faarax Afcad 9 Camel Rustling--1 Qawdhan Ducaale 10 Camel Rustling--2 Cali Jaamac Haabiil 11 The Death of a Friend Maxamed Cabdille Xasan 12 A Fine War Horse 13 A Land of Drought 14 Treason 15 A Terrible Journey 16 Folly 17 Perhaps the Trumpet Has Sounded 18 A Prayer for Maryam Xuseen Maxamuud Faarax known as Xuseen Dhiqle 19 The Lions Share Ismaaciil Mire 20 Change of Command 21 A Hoopoe Rebuked 22 Listen, O Truck 23 Fleeting Joys 24 What Will Come Next? Saahid Qamaan 25 Equality Qamaan Bulxan 26 The Stolen Wife 27 In Praise of Barni Sheekh Nuur Ugaas Rooble 28 Dissimulation Cilmi Bowndheri 29 A Vain Love 30 A Vision 31 The Messenger Faarax Shuuriye 32 A Chief is Thanked for the Gift of a Horse Cumar Xuseen Ostreeliya 33 Where True Profit Lies 34 In Praise of Weris Muuse Xaaji Ismaaciil Galaal 35 The Serpent Axmed Maxamed Good Shimbir 36 A Lovers Fears Cali Sugulle 37 A Happy Marriage Xasan Sheekh Muumin 38 The Betrayed Girl Axmed Ismaaciil Diiriye Qaasim 39 Bitter and Sweet Maxamed Ibraahim Hadraawi 40 At the Grave of Cilmi Bowndheri 41 Beledweyn Appendices I. The Oral and the Written Medium II. Pronunciation of Somali Words III. Alliteration and Scansion IV. Selected Bibliography V. Sources
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