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Philip Larkin: Poet of Solitude and Old Age

Philip Larkin: Poet of Solitude and Old Age

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The pre-eminent English poet Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is not unknown in the Arab world. A few years ago Cairo’s Supreme Council of Culture published an anthology of Larkin’s poetry; this collection is translated and forwarded by poet and...
Disraeli and the Myth of the Oriental Sage

Disraeli and the Myth of the Oriental Sage

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—There are men of action who fancy themselves as writers—one example is Julius Caesar. Then there are writers who dream of action—Lord Byron, for example. More interesting, perhaps, are those who live the action imagined in their writings. An...