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Algerian White by Assia Djebar
Book DescriptionTranslated by Marjolijn de Jager & David Kelley A hymn to friendship and the enduring power of language, [Algerian White] is also a requiem for a nation's unfinished literature' - New York Times 'Assia Djebar...has given weeping its words and longing its lyrics' - World Literature Today Weaving a tapestry of the epic and bloody ongoing struggle in Algeria between Islamic fundamentalism and the post-colonial civil society, Djebar describes with unerring accuracy and a ghostly presence the lives and deaths of those writers and intellectuals whose contributions were cut short.'
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781583225165
(227mm x 153mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Assia Djebar
Tongue's Blood Does Not Run Dry, Paperback (April 2010)
A brutal yet delicate exposition of how warring worlds enact their battles upon women's lives.
Algerian White, Hardback (August 2001)» View all books by Assia Djebar
Djebar uses the deaths of three friends--a sociologist, a psychiatrist, and a playwright--as a springboard for a meditation on the history of modern Algeria and an insider's view of the horrors of civil war.
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Author Biography - Assia Djebar
Assia Djebar, a novelist, scholar, poet and filmmaker, has won a number of international literary and film awards, and is the author of So Vast the Prison (also available from Turnaround) and Women of Algiers in their Apartment, among others. She is a professor of French literature at NYU. David Kelley was among the world's most respected specialists of late 19th- and 20th- century French literature until his death in 1999 while translating Algerian White. Marjolijn de Jager won the ALTA Outstanding Literary Translation Award for her translation of Assia Djebar's Women of Algiers in their Apartment.
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