A Map of Absence: An Anthology of Palestinian Writing on the Nakba Cover Image
By Atef Alshaer (Editor)
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A Map of Absence presents the finest poetry and prose by Palestinian writers over the last seventy years. Featuring writers in the diaspora and those living under occupation, these striking entries pay testament to one of the most pivotal events in modern history - the 1948 Nakba.

This unique, landmark anthology includes translated excerpts of works by major authors such as Mahmoud Darwish, Ghassan Kanafani and Fadwa Tuqan alongside those of emerging writers, published here in English for the first time. Depicting the varied aspects of Palestinian life both before and after 1948, their writings highlight the ongoing resonances of the Nakba.

An intimate companion for all lovers of world literature, A Map of Absence reveals the depth and breadth of Palestinian writing.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780863569906
ISBN-10: 0863569900
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication Date: September 24th, 2019
Pages: 272
Language: English