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Mezzaterra: Fragments from the Common Ground

Mezzaterra: Fragments from the Common Ground by Ahdaf Soueif 1400096634 9781400096633
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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 Soueifs 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, Soueifs intelligent, fearless, deeply informed essays embody the modern search for identity and community.

Author: Ahdaf Soueif

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 352

Publisher: Anchor

Publication Date: 2005-10-11

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