The prophet

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New York : Knopf, 1953, c1923.
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96 pages, [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.

Kahlil Gibran's masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies.The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational. Gibran's musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters covering such sprawling topics as love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, housing, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.Each essay reveals deep insights into the impulses of the human heart and mind. The Chicago Post said of The Prophet: "Cadenced and vibrant with feeling, the words of Kahlil Gibran bring to one's ears the majestic rhythm of Ecclesiastes . . . If there is a man or woman who can read this book without a quiet acceptance of a great man's philosophy and a singing in the heart as of music born within, that man or woman is indeed dead to life and truth."With twelve full-page drawings by Gibran, this beautiful work makes an incredible gift for anyone seeking enlightenment and inspiration.From the Hardcover edition.

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Gibran, K. (19531923). The prophet. New York: Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gibran, Kahlil, 1883-1931. 19531923. The Prophet. New York: Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gibran, Kahlil, 1883-1931, The Prophet. New York: Knopf, 19531923.

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Gibran, Kahlil. The Prophet. New York: Knopf, 19531923. Print.

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