Edited by Palestinian British author Selma Dabbagh, this groundbreaking compilation brings collectively 101 works — together with poems, brief tales and excerpts of novels — from greater than 70 feminine writers of Arab heritage, barely greater than half of them residing. The up to date contributors vary from a longtime older era, together with Hanan al-Shaykh and Ahdaf Soueif, to gifted youthful names, resembling Leïla Slimani and Isabella Hammad, to these extra up-and-coming. Many write in English; some are broadly learn in Arabic however have by no means beforehand been revealed in translation; others have been translated from French. Three residing writers contributed below pseudonyms, whereas two classical writers are nameless.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/leisure/books/we-wrote-in-symbols-book-review/2021/09/09/a3fc7616-11a6-11ec-bc8a-8d9a5b534194_story.html | ‘We Wrote in Symbols,’ edited by Selma Dabbagh ebook evaluate