New PDF release: Pearls on a Branch: Arab Stories Told by Women in Lebanon

By Najla Khoury,Inea Bushnaq

A selection of 30 conventional Syrian and Lebanese folktales infused with new lifestyles by way of Lebanese ladies, gathered via Najla Khoury.

While civil warfare raged in Lebanon, Najla Khoury traveled with a theater troupe, placing on indicates in marginal components the place electrical energy was once a luxurious, in air raid shelters, Palestinian refugee camps, and remoted villages. Their performs have been principally in line with oral stories, and she or he combed the rustic looking for tales. a long time later, she selected 100 tales from one of the hottest and released them in Arabic in 2014, precisely as she got them, from the mouths of the storytellers who informed them as that they had heard them once they have been teenagers from their mom and dad and grandparents. Out of the hundred tales released in Arabic, Inea Bushnaq and Najla Khoury selected thirty for this book.

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