Posts tagged "Mahmoud Darwish"
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...