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Georges Schehadé (1905-1989) was a Lebanese poet and dramatist who wrote in French and received the inaugural Grand Prix de la Francophonie from the Académie Française in 1986. In July 2021, The Song Cave will publish my translation and selection of Schehadé’s poems under the title Poetries. The prolific Syrian poet, editor, and theorist Adonis (who translated Schehadé’s work into Arabic) has written an introduction for the book, translated from the French by Pierre Joris. Pre-sale of the book begins on June 1, and it is available now to The Song Cave subscribers.
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