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From Nizār Qabbani to Salmá al-Ḥaffār Kuzbarī

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Abstract:
Madrid, 31 March 1964: From Nizar to Salma; description of Nizar’s new apartment; Nizar’s advice on what Kuzbari should title her book; the (un)importance of translating the work into Spanish; Nizar’s apologies for not congratulating Salma on an award she received, and subsequent flattery; first mention of Carmen, main character of Kuzbari’s novel, and suggestion that she continue to use the working title Eyes from Seville.
Notes:
From Nizār Qabbani to Salmá al-Ḥaffār Kuzbarī, Salmá al-Ḥaffār Kuzbarī papers, Ms.2019.005, Brown University Library
Digital object made available by: Brown University Library, John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts, Box A, Brown University, Providence, RI, 02912, U.S.A., (http://library.brown.edu/)

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
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Collection is open for research.

Citation

Qabbānī, Nizār, "From Nizār Qabbani to Salmá al-Ḥaffār Kuzbarī" (1964). Salmá al-Ḥaffār Kuzbarī papers, Renaissance Woman: Nizar Qabbani's letters to Salma al-Haffar Kuzbari. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:1139300/

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