9780914671961

Pearls On A Branch

Tales from the Arab World Told by Women

Najla Khoury


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780914671961
Published: April 2018

Price: $32.99

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While civil war raged in Lebanon, Najla Khoury traveled with a theater troupe, putting on shows in marginal areas where electricity was a luxury, in air raid shelters, Palestinian refugee camps, and isolated villages. Their plays were largely based on oral tales, and she combed the country in search of stories. Many years later, she chose one hundred stories from among the most popular and published them in Arabic in 2014, exactly as she received them, from the mouths of the storytellers who told them as they had heard them when they were children from their parents and grandparents. Out of the hundred stories published in Arabic, Inea Bushnaq and Najla Khoury chose thirty for this book.

Details
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9780914671961
  • Published: April 2018
  • Publisher: Archipelago Books
  • Number of pages: 270
  • Width (mm): 159
  • Height (mm): 184
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified

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