Kahlil Gibran

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Khalil Gibran
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Khalil Gibran, Aprile 1913
BornJubran Khalil Jubran
6 Januar 1883(1883-01-06)
Bsharri, Moont Lebanon Mutasarrifate, Ottoman Sirie
Dee'd10 Apryle 1931(1931-04-10) (aged 48)
New York Ceety, Unitit States
ThriftPoet, penter, writer, filosofer, theologian, veesual airtist
NaitionalityLebanese an American
GenrePoetry, parable, short story
Leeterar muivementMahjar
Notable warksThe Prophet, Broken Wings

Kahlil Gibran (/ɪˈbrɑːn/;[1] whiles spelled Khalil;[lower-alpha 1] full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, Arabic: جبران خليل جبران‎ / ALA-LC: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān) (Januar 6, 1883 – Aprile 10, 1931) wis a Lebanese-American airtist, poet, an writer o the New York Pen League.

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  1. Due tae a mistake at a schuil in the Unitit States, he wis registered as Kahlil Gibran, the spellin he uised thenceforth.,[2] Ither soorces uise Khalil Gibran, reflectin the teepical Inglis spelling o the forename Khalil. In academic contexts, his name is whiles spelled Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān,[3][4] Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān,[3][5] or mair rarely Jibrān Xalīl Jibrān.[6]

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  1. "Gibran". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  2. Gibran 1998: 29
  3. 3.0 3.1 Starkey, Paul (2006). Modern Arabic Literature. The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. p. 217. ISBN 0-7486-1291-2. 
  4. Allen, Roger (2000). An Introduction to Arabic Literature. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. p. 255. ISBN 0-521-77230-3. 
  5. Badawi, M. M., ed. (1992). Modern Arabic Literature. The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. p. 559. ISBN 978-0-521-33197-5. 
  6. Cachia, Pierre (2002). Arabic Literature—An Overview. Culture and Civilization in the Middle East. London: RoutledgeCurzon. p. 189. ISBN 0-7007-1725-0.