Posts tagged "Elias Khoury"
Die bunte Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (40/2014)

Die bunte Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (40/2014)

Liebe Gemeinde, heute sind wir, dank des für morgen anstehenden Fahnenwedelns, früher als sonst. Und es geht um Krimis im Wüstensand, Homeland-Quark, Murmeltiere, russische Amazon-Konkurrenz und Panik Downunder. Viel Spaß damit!   Das Königreich Ihrer Majestät Elisabeth II. mag zwar gerade an der Spaltung vorbei geschrammt sein, aber ein Problem hat das Referendum der Schotten...
The Poet Cannot Stand Aside: Arabic Literature and Exile

The Poet Cannot Stand Aside: Arabic Literature and Exile

Marcia Lynx Qualey, whose blog Arabic Literature (in English) we cannot but admire, has published this remarkable analysis in Words without Borders, as part of their September issue on Exile. We highly recommend both sites to everyone who is really interested in what goes on in world literatures. Fourteen hundred years ago and more, the poet-prince...
Arabic Literature in Hebrew and Arabs in Hebrew Literature

Arabic Literature in Hebrew and Arabs in Hebrew Literature

Given the violence that has once again engulfed Israel and Gaza, it seems opportune to reflect upon the literary relations between Israel and the Arab World. Marcia Lynx Qualey of Arabic Literature (in English) reported on this issue just a few weeks ago, with an impassioned plea by Israeli writer Dror Mishani to tackle the...