In this talk, Roxanne Douglas will sketch how contemporary Arab feminist writers draw on literary histories such as the 1001 Nights and local folklore to write in a localised version of feminist Gothic tropes.
Nawal el Saadawi
This masterclass on Egyptian writer and feminism Nawal el Saadawi’s groundbreaking book Woman at Point Zero is organized in collaboration with the Adabiyat Book Club.
Egyptian author, activist, and physician Nawal El Saadawi — one of the most widely translated Arab authors of the twentieth century — died Sunday at the age of 89.
The €150,000 prize, awarded in June, goes toward the commission and production of the winning opera.
I seem to have come across a number of “essential” books summarizing works by great Egyptian thinkers and writers: I recently read The Essential Tawfiq al Hakim (2008) and The […]
I’m not quite sure who was polled, or how The Middle East magazine came up with their list of the 50 most influential Arabs. (Not another list!) But they included […]