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For Palestinians, Identity Is Regained Through Poetry

Poets in the Arab world have historically been important cultural figures, and this tradition continues among Palestinians. In the second of his reports on Middle East poetry, Jeffrey Brown discusses poetry's role in Arab society with three leading Palestinian poets.

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Israel’s Poetry Reflects Story of a Nation

Poets played a major role voicing the hardships and joys during Israel's founding. Today, the poetry scene is more fractured, much like the land itself. Three prominent Israeli poets reflect on the situation. A follow-up piece will feature Palestinian poets.

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