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Selma Dabbagh

Selma DabbaghSelma Dabbagh's novel Out of It was published by Bloomsbury in 2011.

From The Blog
24 September 2015

Questions of how the Arab world should be depicted, by whom, in what language, and for what purpose, came up in several discussions I took part in over recent months. The debate is fraught, and prone to curtail writers’ freedoms as much as open up new ground. It is best engaged with in what Ahdaf Soueif has described as the ‘mezzaterra’ between East and West which, thankfully, is less of a no man’s land than it used to be.

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