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About Kahlil Gibran
Khalil Gibran (/dʒɪˈbrɑːn/; Full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, sometimes spelled Kahlil;[a] Arabic: جبران خليل جبران / ALA-LC: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān) (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer of the New York Pen League.
Khalil Gibran was born in the town of Bsharri in the Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate, Ottoman Empire (north of modern-day Lebanon), to Khalil Gibran and Kamila Gibran(Rahmeh). As a young man Khalil emigrated with his family to the United States, where he studied art and began his literary career, writing in both English and Arabic. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.
He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture. Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Laozi.
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The other works included in this collection are The Wanderer (1932), The Madman (1918), The Forerunner (1920), The Earth Gods (1931), Tears and Laughter (1914) and Secrets of the Heart (1947), making it the perfect read for those who believe in the power of love to overcome all forms of persecution and injustice.
Kahlil Gibran: Collected Works in one collection
Honored Classics is proud to present Classic Collections. Through Classic Collections, we've put together multiple classic books in one collection to provide you with convenience, value, and quality. Instead of buying each book separately, read and enjoy multiple books in a single collection; and all for one great price!
Kahlil Gibran's works serve as some of the greatest classics on what it means to be human. Gibran poetically imparts wisdom on such topics as work, good and evil, beauty, religion, pain, self-knowledge, friendship and much more. Many continue use Gibran's work as a guide for living a thoughtful and well-lived life.
This Classic Collection includes:
●. The Prophet, The Forerunner, and The Madman: Three major works from Kahlil Gibran.
●. Updated formatting and correction for a greater reading experience.
●. Word wise, enhanced typesetting, and page flip enabled.
●. Kindle lending allowed.
Kahlil Gibran is one of the most popular poets of all time. His words have the power to move emotions, inspire creativity, and transform lives. He produced some of the world’s most remarkable poems and philosophical essays throughout his almost thirty-year career. This enriching collection of his works includes more than 150 of his stories, prose poems, verse, parables, and autobiographical essays. It also contains over thirty original photographic reproductions of drawings by Gibran.
Gibran's best-known work, 'The Prophet' is composed of twenty-six poetic essays. Its popularity grew markedly during the 1960s with the American counterculture and then with the flowering of the New Age movements. It has remained popular with these and with the wider population to this day. Since it was first published in 1923, it has never been out of print, and has been translated into more than forty languages.
General Press is proud to bring together, for the first time in ebook form, all of Gibran’s works into a single collection.
This collection features the following works:
A Tear and a Smile
The Broken Wings
The Earth Gods
The Garden of the Prophet
I Believe in You
Jesus the Son of Man
Lazarus and His Beloved
The Madman—His Parables and Poems
The New Frontier
Sand and Foam
The Wanderer—His Parables and His Sayings
You Have Your Lebanon and I Have My Lebanon
Your Thought and Mine
Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer, born in 1883 in Lebanon and died in New York in 1931. As a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.
In his early teens, the artistry of Gibran's drawings caught the eye of his teachers and he was introduced to the avant-garde Boston artist, photographer, and publisher Fred Holland Day, who encouraged and supported Gibran in his creative endeavors. A publisher used some of Gibran's drawings for book covers in 1898, and Gibran held his first art exhibition in 1904 in Boston. In 1908, Gibran went to study art with Auguste Rodin in Paris for two years. He later studied art in Boston. While most of Gibran's early writing was in Arabic, most of his work published after 1918 was in English.
He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book 'The Prophet', an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture. Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu.
This collection includes some of his most famous works like, The Prophet, a series of philosophical essays which has long attained cult status; The Madman, where Gibran talks about madness; A Tear and a Smile, which discusses why joy and sadness are required in equal measures in one’s life; and many more.
Encompassing the writings of one of the most profound and influential authors of the twentieth century, The Definitive Kahlil Gibran provides relevant answers to all of life’s questions and opens a new and mystical world for readers to explore.
The prophet, Almustafa, has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, houses, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.
The Prophet contains musings of Gibran in twenty-six lessons, as narrated by a wise man named Al Mustafa. It holds in its pages timeless wisdom on life, love, family, money and death.
The Broken Wings is a poetic story of tragic love, set in 20th century Beirut. Selma is stuck in a loveless marriage despite having found love. This is a captivating story of love and longing, with various social issues brought to light.
A Tear and a Smile is a collection of verses and poems, which will make you think about life, human conditions and the wonders of being alive. His inspiring and romantic style of writing gives new meaning to everyday living.
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