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Prof. Dr. Yusuf Bakkar

Born in 1942.

Obtained his Bachelor's degree in Literature - Department of Arabic Language - University of Baghdad, 1965.

Obtained a Diploma in Modern Literary and Linguistic Studies, Cairo, 1969.

Obtained his Master's degree in Literature, Cairo University, 1969.

Obtained his PhD in Literature, Cairo University, 1972.

Served as Professor in the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts - Yarmouk University - Irbid - Jordan.

Appointed Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies.

Appointed Vice President of Yarmouk University.

Among his publications:

"Trends of Ghazal in the 2nd Century AH" (1971).

"The Construction of a Poem in Ancient Arab Criticism: In the Light of Modern Criticism" (1979).

"Critical Readings" published by Dar Al-Andalus Publishing House, Beirut (1980).

"The Poetry of Rabee’ah Al-Raqi" (1984).

"Issues in Criticism and Poetry" published by Dar Al-Andalus Publishing House, Beirut (1984).

"Arabic Literature: From the Pre-Islamic Era to the End of the Abbasid Era" in collaboration with Dr. Mahmoud Al-Samra and others (1985).

"The Other Face: Critical Studies" (1987).

"Arabic Translations of Khayyam's Rubaiyat: A Critical Study" (1988).

"Signs of Renewal in our Contemporary Poetry" (1990).

"Literary Criticism: Illuminations and Excavations" published in Beirut (1990).

"New Critical Papers on Taha Hussein" Beirut (1991).

"In Prosody and Rhyme" (1991).

"The Forgotten Journey: Fadwa Tuqan and her Creative Childhood" Beirut (2000).

"The Era of Abu Firas Al-Hamadani - The Foundation of Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain’s Prize for Poetic Creativity " (Kuwait, 2000).

"Khayyam's Rubaiyat" translated by Mustafa Wahbi Al-Tall - Amman (2000).

"A Traveller in Heritage: Ihsan Abbas" (2001).

"Insightful Eye: Critical Readings" (Saudi Arabia, 2001).

Prof. Dr. Yusuf Bakkar
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