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New Texts Out Now: Najat Rahman, In the Wake of the Poetic: Palestinian Artists after Darwish

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Najat Rahman, In the Wake of the Poetic: Palestinian Artists after Darwish. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015.  Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Najat Rahman (NR): This book was conceived as a tribute to Mahmoud Darwish after his passing away. I found the most appropriate way for me to pay homage to the poet was to write about Palestinian artists in his wake who have proliferated on the international scene in the last two decades. Initially, ...

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Najat Rahman

 

Najat Rahman is professor of comparative literature at the University of Montreal. She is the author of In the Wake of the Poetic: Palestinian Artists after Darwish (Syracuse, 2015) and Literary Disinheritance: The Writing of Home in the Work of Mahmoud Darwish and Assia Djebar (Lexington, 2007), and co-editor of Exile’s Poet, Mahmoud Darwish: Critical Essays (Interlink, 2008) and Humor in Middle Eastern Cinema (Wayne State, 2014).