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Hashem Yaghi

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1921
  • Age: 101
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Hashem Abd al-Wahhab Abd al-Rahim Yaghi is a Palestinian academic, born in 1921 in the village of al-Masmiya al-Kabirah in Gaza.


scientific life

He received his education until he finished high school in Palestine, then moved to Egypt and studied Arabic literature at Cairo University, from which he obtained a BA (1951), a Master's degree (1956), and a PhD (1960).


practical life

He worked as a teacher at the Libyan University (1960/1961), and King Abdulaziz University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1961/1962). Then he settled in as a teacher at the University of Jordan from its founding in 1962 until he reached the retirement age (2002), and during that time he held several positions, including: Head of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature (1969-1971), and Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies (1978-1980). . He also worked as a visiting professor at Kuwait University (1975-1977).


He was a member of the founding body of the Jordanian Writers Association (1974), and chaired it for two terms (1982/1984). He was also a member of the Arab Jordanian Cultural Association.


his works


"The Short Story in Palestine and Jordan (1850-1965)", study, Institute of Arab Research and Studies, Cairo, 1966. 2nd Edition, Arab Foundation for Studies and Publishing, Beirut, 1981.

"Fadwa Toukan's Poetry", Study, The Catholic Office for Press and Publishing, Amman, 1970.

"Modern Literary Criticism Movement in Palestine", study, Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science, Cairo, 1973.

"Mohammed Adib Al-Amiri", Dirasat, Jordanian Writers Association, Amman, 1979.

"Nazik Al-Malaika and the Issues of Contemporary Poetry", a critical study, Al-Rubaian Publishing and Distribution Company, Kuwait, 1980.

"The Novel and Emile Habibi", a critical study, Al-Fajr Company, Damascus, 1989.

“Suffering and criteria of beauty in a group of pre-Islamic and veteran poems”, in Applied Criticism, Yarmouk University, Irbid, 1988. 2nd Edition, Dar Al-Fajr for printing, Cairo, 1990.

"Al-Nimr bin Tulip... His Life and Poetry", a study, Dar Al-Ibdaa, Amman, 1992.

"History of Arabic Literature", Al-Quds Open University, Amman, 1995.

"Methods of Literary Criticism of the Arabs", Al-Quds Open University, Amman, 1997. 2nd Edition, United Arab Marketing Company, Cairo, 2009.

On other topics:

"Features of the Modern Lebanese Society", Beirut Printing and Publishing House, Beirut, 1964.

"Our Culture in Fifty Years", in partnership with: Abd al-Rahman Yaghi, Mahmoud al-Abadi, Hashem Yaghi, Mahmoud Saif al-Din al-Irani, Issa al-Naouri, Nimr Sarhan, Hani al-Amad, Tawfiq al-Nimri, Amman, Publications of the Department of Culture and Arts, 1972.

his death

He passed away on September 28, 2013 in Amman, after a long illness.




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