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Date: April 1913
Vol. 1 No. 1 of الفنون, or Al-Funun was published in April 1913.  The first issue opened with a photograph of and poem by Kahlil Gibran and a short story by Amin Rihani and ended with a statement of purpose written by the editors. Between these, the…
funun191304_v1.1WM.pdf

Date: August 1913
Vol. 1 No. 5 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in August 1913. This issue contains a number of pieces by the authors who would form the Pen League:  it opens with a short story by Kahlil Gibran; has two pieces by Ameen Rihani, a short story and…
funun191308_v1.5WM.pdf

Vol. 2 No. 7 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in December 1916. It features poetry by Kahlil Gibran and Raghib Mitraj, short stories by Amin Mushriq and Tawfiq Halal, and a continuation of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the…
funun191612_v2.7WM.pdf

Date: June 1913
Vol. 1 No. 3 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1913. Unlike the first two issues, this journal contains a greater mixture of genres:  in addition to poetry and short stories, this issue contains many essays, including several by Arabic…
funun191306_v1.3WM.pdf

Date: March 1917
Vol. 2 No. 10 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in March 1917. This issue includes a short story and poetry by Kahlil Gibran, poetry by Mikhail Naimy and an essay by Hanna Khabbaz. The serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The…
funun191703_v2.10WM.pdf
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