Seeking Palestine

Seeking Palestine

Olive Branch Press | January 30, 2013 | 224 pages

How do Palestinians live, imagine and reflect on home and exile in this period of a stateless and transitory Palestine and a sharp escalation in Israeli state violence and accompanying Palestinian oppression? How can exile and home be written? In this volume of new writing, fifteen innovative and outstanding Palestinian writersessayists, poets, novelists, critics, artists and memoiristsrespond with their reflections, experiences, memories and polemics. Their contributionspoignant, humorous, intimate, reflective, intensely politicalmake for an offering that is remarkable for the candor and grace with which it explores the many individual and collective experiences of waiting, living for, and seeking Palestine. Contributors include: Lila Abu-Lughod, Susan Abulhawa, Suad Amiry, Rana Barakat, Mourid Barghouti, Beshara Doumani, Sharif S. Elmusa, Rema Hammami, Mischa Hiller, Emily Jacir, Penny Johnson, Fady Joudah, Jean Said Makdisi, Karma Nabulsi, Raeda Saadeh, Raja Shehadeh, Adania Shibli.

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ISBN: 9781566569064
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