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Farhangnia A, garshasby M. Manifestations of alienation and nostalgia in the poetry of Mahmoud Hassan Ismail. AIJH 2023; 29 (4) :111-132
URL: http://aijh.modares.ac.ir/article-31-56098-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, , a_farhangnia@sbu.ac.ir
2- Phd student of Arabic Language and Literature, Shahid Beheshti University
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The poetry of alienation and nostalgia is one of the topics addressed by poets, ancient and modern, and it is embodied in the feeling of anxiety, discontent and social isolation and the accompanying sad and sincere emotions. This phenomenon has many manifestations in the souls of poets, as each of them expressed it according to his point of view and his circumstances. Among the poets who tasted the bitterness of alienation and expressed the feelings of sadness and pain in their souls, is Mahmoud Hassan Ismail, the contemporary Egyptian poet whose language of sadness, alienation and nostalgia became clear in his poetry. This article aims to study the manifestations of alienation and nostalgia in Mahmoud Hassan Ismail's poetry and how they are distributed in his poems and their role in arousing emotions and feelings according to the descriptive-analytical method. The importance of this research appears in observing the extent of the injustice done by the British occupation towards the Egyptian people, led by the hard-working peasants, as a result of inhumane acts that prompted them to present the fruits of their efforts to the tyrannical colonialism. One of the most important findings of the article is that the poet has excelled in expressing his feeling of internal and external alienation by drawing a tormented conscience and a bleeding heart, but the intensity of his pain and alienation gradually eases by turning to his Lord through mystical meditations. The poet also yearned for the land, the homeland and the beloved
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)
Received: 2021/10/5 | Accepted: 2021/12/2 | Published: 2023/06/29

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