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Michael Beard

Contributor

Michael Beard

Michael Beard teaches in the English department at the University of North Dakota. He and Adnan Haydar collaborate frequently on translations from Arabic. Their translation of Adonis's Mihyar of Damascus, His Poems, won the Modern Language Association's 2009 Lois Roth Award. He coedits the journal Middle Eastern Literatures and the Middle East Literature in Translation series for Syracuse University Press.

Articles by Michael Beard

Walt Whitman and Me: Notes on a Poetic Education
By Abdel-Moneim Ramadan
To the poets of the Lebanese Journal Shi‘r  I know I’m about to write myself into another maze and I’m going to get lost in it.In my infancy there was my father, there was…
Translated from Arabic by Michael Beard & Adnan Haydar
Funeral for Walt Whitman
By Abdel-Moneim Ramadan
“Funeral for Walt Whitman” speaks for itself, but it might be worth knowing that the poet, like many Egyptian artists and writers, has provided a prominent voice to the national dialogue in…
Translated from Arabic by Michael Beard & Adnan Haydar
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