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إذا الشعب يومًا أراد الحياة If, one day, the people choose life

This poem is a very famous one by the early 20th century Tunisian poet Abu al-Qasim al-Shabbi which inspired so many of chants for freedom during Arab Spring protests in 2011-2012. Here’s a good article on Arablit blog about different … Continue reading

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Arabic literature in the UK

Anyone interested in Arabic literature, either in English or in Arabic, might be interested in the following projects and upcoming events *  The “European platform for literary exchange” Literature Across Frontiers is presenting the report which they produced last year … Continue reading

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