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Which language was the Aziz Isa Elkun poem in the forward to "Uyghur Poems" written in originally?

The forward to Uyghur Poems includes a poem that the editor and translator of at least some of the poems, Aziz Isa Elkun, wrote. It is dedicated to his mother, who he lost contact with in 2017. The ...
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Who is Rachel Harris and how did she help Aziz Isa Elkun?

In his forward to Uyghur Poems, Aziz Isa Elkun mentioned that he struggled to translate some of the poems in the collection and that his wife, Rachel Harris, had helped him. However, it's not that ...
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Under what circumstances did Aziz Isa Elkun lose contact with his mother?

In his forward to Uyghur Poems, Aziz Isa Elkun (editor of the collection and translator of some of the poems) mentioned that he had lost contact with his mother in 2017, stating that his "...
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Did Uyghur poets make a "strong" distinction between poetry and song lyrics?

The forward to Uyghur Poems (written by Aziz Isa Elkun) comments that In later centuries, Uyghurs continued to compose poems in order to spread news, record significant contemporary events or the ...
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