Can a poem save the world? Can a novel change the course of humanity? Can a hybrid work leap a building in a single bound?
The water that tells of life also tells of the place.
According to multiple reports, Nasser died Wednesday. He was 64.
This week, the literary journal "Akhbar al-Adab" dedicated an issue to Nasser and his work, which features essays by Ghassan Zaqtan, Tarek al-Tayeb, Qassim Haddad, Hoda Barakat, and others.
"This is a great workshop to attend if you speak Arabic or have an interest in Arabic Literature. Our collaborative translation process is a great way to gain a closer understanding of a language and its literary tradition."