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Fragments from the Common Ground
by Ahdaf Soueif
- Format: paperback, 352 pages
- Author: Ahdaf Soueif
- Release date: October 11, 2005
- Language: english
- Publisher: Anchor
- ISBN: 9781400096633 (1400096634)
- Genres: essays, egypt, politics, israel
About The Book
From the bestselling author of the Booker Prize finalist The Map of Love — an incisive collection of essays on Arab identity, art, and politics that seeks to locate the mezzaterra, or common ground, in an increasingly globalized world.
The twenty-five years’ worth of criticism and commentary collected here have earned Ahdaf Soueif a place among our most prominent Arab intellectuals. Clear-eyed and passionate, and syndicated throughout the world, they are the direct result of Soueif’s own circumstances of being “like hundreds of thousands of others: people with an Arab or a Muslim background doing daily double-takes when faced with their reflection in a western mirror.” Whether an account of visiting Palestine and entering the Noble Sanctuary for the first time, an interpretation of women who choose to wear the veil, or her post — September 11 reflections, Soueif’s intelligent, fearless, deeply informed essays embody the modern search for identity and community.
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