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The Gibran Phenomenon

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199792061
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199919239 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0002
The Gibran Phenomenon

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Gibran’s tremendous commercial success is due to his ability to mix Hindu, Christian, mystical, and English Romantic ideas into a kind of pop spiritualism that cast him in the role of Eastern prophet.

Keywords: Eastern philosophy; mysticism; oriental stereotype

Chapter.  9518 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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