Abdullah Al-Baradouni

Abdullah Al-Baradouni

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Abdullah Al-Baradouni (1929-1999) was a Yemeni writer and poet. He had published 12 poetry books as well as six other books on such topics as politics, folklore, and literature. He is considered Yemen's most famous poet. Al-Baradouni was born in Zarajat Baradoun in Dhamar, Yemen. At the age of 6, he was inflicted with smallpox, which left him blind. He started writing poetry at the age of 13. Al-Baradouni studied at the House of Science and became a teacher of Arabic literature. He advocated democracy and women's rights. He wrote poems critical of the government and the revolutionaries that overthrew them, which led to his imprisonment in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613661426X
  • 9786136614267