Tag Archives: Tunisian

Hymns to her Pains by Rachida Cherni. Reviewed by Mohamed Issa El Mouadeb.

Rachida Cherni’s Hymns to her Pains: A novel of reality and what is left unspoken. A new novel written by Tunisian writer whose fictional texts are famous for realism and defending human rights and especially women’s rights was published in … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tunisian Writer Rachida Cherni’s Words Bathe in the River Thames

Rachida Cherni is considered one of the outstanding Tunisian writers who carved a name in the Tunisian literary scene. She writes short stories and novels. Through her writings she attempts to add a flavour to the Tunisian culture. She got … Continue reading

Posted in News and Events | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tunisian Shadows: An Anthology of Tunisian Short Stories Edited by Abderrahman Majid Rabii. Reviewed by Mohamed Issa El Mouadeb.

A new edition of Tunisian Shadows: 43 Short Stories from Tunisian Arabic Literature was published in 342 pages. It includes short stories by Mohamed Laroussi Metoui, Mustapha Fersi, Ezzedine Madani, Mohamed Salah el-Jebri, Mohsen Ben Dhiaf, Amor Ben Salem, Samir … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Rose Which I Don’t Name by Fatma Ben Mahmoud. Reviewed by Essahbi Ben Mansour.

The Rose Which I Don’t Name: A New Poetry Collection by Fatma Ben Mahmoud.   The splendor of the word and the pulse of action in the existence:   A new poetry book titled The Rose Which I Don’t Name … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Body in the Tunisian Short Story Between Commitment and Seduction by Mohamed Issa El Mouadeb

The Body in the Tunisian Short Story Between Commitment and Seduction by Mohamed Issa El Mouadeb. Translated by Ali Znaidi Introduction: The Beginnings and Trends of The Tunisian Short Story:   “The short story” as a modern term is an … Continue reading

Posted in Studies and Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ines Al Abbasi featured in A New Day’s Clarity Anthology

A new book titled A New Day’s Clarity: Young Arab Voices was recently published in Denmark by Per Kofoed Publishers. The book includes several poems and short stories by Arab writers and poets under 30. The book is a culmination … Continue reading

Posted in News and Events | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Studies in Tunisian Popular Literature by Dr. Jalloul Azzouna. Reviewed by Essahbi Ben Mansour.

Most of Tunisian literature is written in Modern Standard Arabic. Some of it is written in French and other European languages. Besides, there is a bulk of Tunisian literature that is written and/or orally transmitted in the Tunisian dialect. The … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World through the Eye of the Needle: Readings in Contemporary Tunisian Literature by Mejdi Ben Issa Reviewed by Saleh Souissi

A new book titled The World through the Eye of the Needle: Readings in Contemporary Tunisian Literature by the Tunisian poet and critic Mejdi Ben Issa, and published by Inana- Editions and Distributions came out under the series “Approaches.” It … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment