Posts tagged "Arabische Literatur"
Poem for the Weekend: Hashem Shaabani, "Seven Reasons Why I Should Die"

Poem for the Weekend: Hashem Shaabani, “Seven Reasons Why I Should Die”

Seven Reasons Why I Should Die by Hashem Shaabani   For seven days they shouted at me: You are waging war on God! On Saturday, they said it’s because you’re Arab On Sunday, Well, you’re from Ahvaz On Monday: Remember that you are Iranian Tuesday: You mock the Holy Revolution Wednesday: Didn’t you raise your...
Khaled Khalifa: Speech on winning the 2013 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Khaled Khalifa: Speech on winning the 2013 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Ahram Online has recently published the full speech of the Syrian writer and novelist, Khaled Khalifa, the winner of the 2013 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, granted by the American University in Cairo. Khalifa, who is living under the fierce crackdown of the Syrian regime and witnessed the atrocities of Baath ruling party during the...