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In Praise of Defeat Poems by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated from French by Donald Nicholson-Smith
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In Praise of Defeat

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Poems by Abdellatif Laabi Translated from French by Donald Nicholson-Smith

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Abdellatif Laâbi is without a doubt the major francophone voice of Moroccan poetry today.  Shaped by struggle and the pain of exile, Laâbi’s expressive simplicity reflects both a life worn to the bone and a resilient, embracing spirit. Laâbi’s is a poetry of protest – internally tumultuous yet delicate verse thatgrapples with political and spiritual oppression. This collection of poems, selected by Laâbi himself, shows the evolution of his style. From the mutilated syntax and explosive verse of his early work to the subtle lyricism and elegant constructions of phrase that characterize him now, Laâbi never ceases searching, demanding, penetrating.