The Essential Gibran

Pages: 208
Subject: Spirituality
Imprint: Oneworld

The Essential Gibran

Kahlil Gibran, Suheil Bushrui

A beautiful compilation of Gibran's prose and poetry offering a wide variety of theme, occasion, mood, and form
9781851689729 (2 May 2013)
RRP £7.99 / US$12.95

The Book

Known and loved throughout the world as the author of The Prophet, the twentieth century's bestselling book after the Bible, the great Lebanese-American poet and philosopher Kahlil Gibran is widely regarded as one of history's most gifted writers. With an immediate ability to connect with his audience, his profound words have transcended barriers of culture and creed to touch the hearts of millions.

Compiled by the world's foremost authority on Gibran, Professor Suheil Bushrui, The Essential Gibran draws on a wide-ranging collection of prose poems, dramatic sketches, parables, letters, essays, and national and international addresses to capture the essence of Gibran's style and thought. With an excellent introduction to the man and his work, this impressive edition will add a fresh dimension to our understanding of one of the greatest wordsmiths of the last century.

Additional Information

Subject Spirituality
Pages 208
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931) was one of the twentieth century's most inspirational poets and authors. He drew upon his personal faith to write such bestsellers as The Prophet and Jesus Son of Man.

Suheil Bushrui is internationally recognized as the foremost authority on Kahlil Gibran, and has widely published on him in Arabic and in English. He is currently Professor and Director of the University of Maryland Kahlil Gibran Research and Studies Project.

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