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Date: January 1932
Vol. 6 no. 05 of The Syrian World published January 1932. The issue opens with a travel journal entry from Ameen Rihani detailing his experiences in Aden, which he describes as a “once beautiful and hospitable Arab city.” This piece is followed by a…
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Date: July 1916
Vol. 2 No. 2 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in July 1916. It contains essays by Ameen Rihani and Kahlil Gibran.The issue contains a contribution of Nasib Arida’s novella, Qissat Dik al-Jinn al-Himsi. It also continues serialization of Ameen…
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Date: July 1926
Vol. 1 No. 01 of The Syrian World, published July 1926. This first issue begins with a foreword by Salloum Mokarzel and a poem by Kahlil Gibran stating the purpose of the journal: to educate both Syrian-Americans and a broader American public about…
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Date: July 1927
Vol. 2 no. 01 of The Syrian World published July 1927. The issue opens with an article by Harold Close and it discusses the importance of the soap industry in Syria. Following the article there is a Syrian folk song that has been translated by Ameen…
TSW1927_07reducedWM.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…
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Date: June 1916
Vol. 2 No. 1 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1916. It is the first issue published after a two and a half year hiatus from the journal, which was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I. It begins with an uncredited statement of purpose…
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Date: June 1918
Vol. 3 No. 6 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1918. This issue features poetry by Ni`mah al-Hajj and Kahlil Gibran, an essay by Mikhail Naimy, and the last installment of Naimy’s novella Mudhakkarat al-Arqash [Memoirs of a Vagrant Soul].…
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Date: June 1930
Vol. 4 no. 10 of The Syrian World published June 1930. The issue begins with Rev W. A. Mansur's engaging question of "Can the Syrian race survive in America?" As is typical with any piece by Mansur he proceeds to give his concise response with sound…
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Date: June 1931
Vol. 5 no. 10 of The Syrian World published June 1931. The final issue of the fifth volume opens with an article by none other than Rev. W. A. Mansur. He begins the issue by talking about the tensions between Christians and Moslems. He specifically…
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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…
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Date: March 1929
Vol. 3 no.09 of The Syrian World published March 1929. The issue begins with an article by Ameen Rihani titled At the Gate of Arabia. This article is a travel journal entry of Rihani's own experience travelling to Arabia. Next is a poem by Kahlil…
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Date: May 1917
Vol. 2 No. 12 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in May 1917. This issue contains poetry by Kahlil Gibran, Amin Mushriq, and Ni`mah al-Hajj. The serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley] is concluded.…
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Date: May 1928
Vol. 2 no. 11 of The Syrian World published May 1928. The issue opens with yet another discussion of words being borrowed both from Arabic and English, by Byron Smith. There is a poem following the article titled Bel's Lions by Dr. Salim Y. Alkazin.…
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Date: May 1929
Vol. 3 no. 11 of The Syrian World published May 1929 begins with an article by George A. Ferris which discusses future of Syrians in America, and the possibility of losing their culture while assimilating into American society, which so often occurs…
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Date: May 1930
Vol. 4 no. 09 of The Syrian World published May 1930. The issue opens with more of Ameen Rihani's experiences in Jeddah, and his near-haj to Mecca. The editor or Salloum Mokarzel then recounts more of his travels, specifically to Tripoli and Latakia…
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Date: May 1931
Vol. 5 no. 09 of The Syrian World published May 1931. Ameen Rihani opens the issue with an article already previously published in Travel Magazine, which discusses his journey from Bagdad to Basrah down the Tigris River. Following it is a poem titled…
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Vol. 1 No. 8 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in November 1913. This issue continues the serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Also included are an essay by Kahlil Gibran, a short story by Ilyas Tamir…
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Vol. 2 No. 6 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in November 1916. It includes short stories by Kahlil Gibran, Ameen Rihani, and Salimah Mitraj; poetry by Iliya Abu Madi, `Isá Tuma Khanfur, Ilyas Ta`mah, and Rashid Ayyub; and an essay by Hanna…
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