Walt Whitman and Arabic Immigrant Poet Gibran Khalil Gibran/WALT WHITMAN ET POET IMMIGRE ARABE GIBRAN KHALIL GIBRAN
Fengmin, Lin, Canadian Social Science
Whitman influenced greatly on modern Arabic poetry in general and its prose poetry in particular through Gibran Khalil Gibran, the most famous and important Arabic immigrant poet that had ever lived in America for a long time. We can find in Gibran and Whitman's works that they shared strong similarity in their poetics and thoughts. Gibran's prose poetry, first of all, is of the same origin as Whitman's in his creative language. Both of them are adept at creating original images by ingenious combination of words. In the second place, just like Whitman's poetry, Gibran's works possess an awfully aesthetic sense of music. Like Whitman, Gibran uses graceful rhythm to …
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Publication information: Article title: Walt Whitman and Arabic Immigrant Poet Gibran Khalil Gibran/WALT WHITMAN ET POET IMMIGRE ARABE GIBRAN KHALIL GIBRAN. Contributors: Fengmin, Lin - Author. Journal title: Canadian Social Science. Volume: 2. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 2006. Page number: 63+. © Canadian Research & Development Center of Sciences and Cultures Oct 31, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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