This Is An Abridged Version Of Gibran S Most Famous Work, The Prophet, Plus Selections From The Madman, His Parables And Poems, And The Wanderer
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.
- 55 pages
- Prophet, Madman, Wanderer
- Kahlil Gibran
- 18 January 2019 Kahlil Gibran