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Jennifer Manoukian

The Blind Girl: Village Memories

by | February 9th, 2012 | 1 comments

This is a translation of a short story by Zabel Yessayan, which was originally published in the first issue of Archag Tchobanian’s journal Dzaghig in 1895.

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Ode to the Night, Zabel Yessayan’s First Published Work

by | January 24th, 2012 | 2 comments

Translated by Jennifer Manoukian This poem, written at the age of seventeen, is Zabel Yessayan’s first published work. It appeared in the first volume of Arshag Chobanian’s literary journal Dzaghig (Constantinople) in 1895. Come, oh [...]

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Zabel Yessayan’s The Red Windmill

by | September 28th, 2011 | 0 comments

A poem in prose by Zabel Yessayan (Hovhannessian), originally published in Anahid in 1898. Translated by Jennifer Manoukian. Gloomy premonitions dazed me with their somber dance and my soul, suspended in morbid inspiration, was thrust [...]

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