Mullah Attiya al-Jamri
|Mullah Attiya al-Jamri|
|Died||29 August 1981|
|Occupation||khatib and poet|
|Home town||Bani Jamra, Bahrain|
Researcher Clive Holes translated two of Al-Jamri's poems into books, one of which was distributed to 11,000 teachers from different schools in the UK which means that the short story was read by over 330,000 students. Al-Jamri is well recognized in Bahrain, the Gulf and Iraq for his poems about Imam Hussain and for his unique methods of reading lamentation poems during the month of Muharram.
- "هولز: ترجمتي لقصيدتين للملا عطية الجمري تلقى رواجاً كبيراً في المدارس البريطانية". Al-Wasat. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
- The Rat and the Ship’s Captain: a dialogue poem from the Gulf، with some comments on the social and literary-historical background of the genre’، Studia Orientalia 75 (1995)، 101-120.
- The Debate of Pearl-Diving and Oil Wells: a poetic commentary on socio-economic change in the Gulf of the 1930s’،Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures Vol 1 No 1 (1998)، 87-112.