Kahlil Gibran and Ameen Rihani

Many people have contacted us over the years with comments or questions about the beloved Arab American poets Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) and Ameen Rihani (1876-1940),
so we decided to create this page to combine all of the articles and information on our Website about them into one place:



A Hymn to Liberty
by Kahlil Gibran
translated by Dr. Suheil Bushrui

*Gibran Khalil Gibran Website

Kahlil Gibran Between Two Millennia
by Dr. Irfan Shahid
The Inaugural Farhat J. Ziadeh Distinguished Lecture  in Arab and Islamic Studies (University of Washington, Seattle), April 30, 2002
(large PDF file)

*Ameen Rihani Home Page

To Young Americans of Syrian Origin
a poem by Gibran to his Arab American Compatriots

*The Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace
(University of Maryland)

Kahlil Gibran of America
(in Microsoft Word format)
by Dr. Suheil Bushrui

Recommended Reading:

Kahlil Gibran: Poet of the Ecology of Life
by Dr. Suheil B. Bushrui

The White Way and the Desert
a just-published manuscript by Ameen Rihani

The Thought and Works of Ameen Rihani
With Special Reference to His Writings in English
by Dr. Suheil B. Bushrui

 Ameen Rihani: Bridging East and West:  A Pioneering Call for Arab-American Understanding,
Edited by Nathan C. Funk and Betty J. Sitka, Published by University Press of America

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