Latest in Tag: Poet Highlight

Latest in Tag: Poet


German peace prize for Syrian poet Adonis sparks outrage

Syrian poet Adonis has not vocally criticized the Assad regime. Now the decision to award him a German peace prize named after the pacifist writer Erich Maria Remarque is under fire. Literarily, Ali Ahmad Said, who uses the pen name Adonis, never budged. For decades, he has shaped the avant-garde poetry scene not only in …

Deutsche Welle

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