The Library of Arabic Literature and Cultural Diplomacy: Follow the Motifs

“One of the things we ought to be doing, in the Library of Arabic Literature, one of the things we ought to be putting online, is an index of these traveling motifs.”


Roger Allen: ‘I Am Subverting, Perhaps, the Best Intentions of the Author’

“Because the author went through and carefully edited his text, perhaps with the idea of…turning a series of newspaper articles into something that might lead you to believe it’s a contribution to the development of narrative genre, which would come after it.”