18t feb ii ma the prophet part 1

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18t feb ii ma the prophet part 1

  1. 1. The Prophet Kahlil Gibran
  2. 2. KAHLIL GIBRAN An Introduction
  3. 3. KHALIL GIBRAN <ul><li>A multi faceted personality </li></ul><ul><li>Novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Essayist </li></ul><ul><li>Poet </li></ul><ul><li>Painter </li></ul><ul><li>Sculptor </li></ul>
  4. 4. HIS LIFE <ul><li>Born on January 6, 1883 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Bsharri </li></ul><ul><li>Born to Kamila and Kahlil </li></ul><ul><li>Settled in New York City in 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>Died on April 10, 1931 </li></ul>
  5. 5. EDUCATION <ul><li>Owing to Poverty no formal education </li></ul><ul><li>He learnt from priests </li></ul><ul><li>He learnt Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic </li></ul><ul><li>Syriac Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Studied Art with Auguste Rodin </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic literature in Beirut </li></ul>
  6. 6. GIBRAN- SPECIAL FEATURES <ul><li>A Romantic Mystic </li></ul><ul><li>A Visionary </li></ul><ul><li>His Works Celebrate </li></ul><ul><li>Love </li></ul><ul><li> Beauty </li></ul><ul><li> Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>His Prose is more Lyrical in Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Distinction Between Prose and Poetry is Blurred </li></ul>
  7. 7. WORKS OF GIBRAN <ul><li>The Madman in 1918 </li></ul><ul><li>Twenty Drawings in 1919 </li></ul><ul><li>The Forerunner in 1920 </li></ul><ul><li>The Prophet 1923 </li></ul><ul><li>Sand and Foam 1926 </li></ul><ul><li>Kingdom of the Imagination 1927 </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus, the Son of Man 1928 </li></ul>
  8. 8. WORKS OF GIBRAN <ul><li>Prose Poems 1934 </li></ul><ul><li>Secrets of the Heart 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>A Treasury of Kahlil Gibran 1951 </li></ul><ul><li>A Self-Potrait 1959 </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts and Meditations 1960 </li></ul><ul><li>A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran 1962 </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual Sayings 1962 </li></ul><ul><li>Voice of the Master 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>Mirrors of the Soul </li></ul><ul><li>Between Night and Morn 1972 </li></ul><ul><li>A Third Treasury of Kahlil Gibran 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>The Storm 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>The Beloved 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>The Vision 1994 </li></ul>
  9. 9. THE PROPHET
  10. 10. THE PROPHET <ul><li>Written in 1923 </li></ul><ul><li>Mystical Composition of Prose Poems </li></ul><ul><li>Translated in to more than 20 languages </li></ul>
  11. 11. THE PROPHET <ul><li>Al Mustafa waiting for the ship </li></ul><ul><li>For 12 years in the city of Orphalese </li></ul><ul><li>Ship came </li></ul><ul><li>Before his return people of Orphalese meet him </li></ul><ul><li>They ask questions on different aspects of life </li></ul><ul><li>Mustafa answers all </li></ul>
  12. 12. MUSTAFA’S VIEWS ON VARIOUS THEMES <ul><li>Love </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Children </li></ul><ul><li>Giving </li></ul><ul><li>Eating and Drinking </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul><ul><li>Joy and Sorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Houses </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Buying and Selling </li></ul>
  13. 13. TO BE CONTINUED
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