Muslim: A Novel

byZahia RahmaniTranslated byMatt Reeck

March 29, 2019|
Muslim: A Novel by Zahia Rahmani
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Fiction and lyric essay combine in Zahia Rahmani''s poetic reflection on Islamic history and what it means to be Muslim. Muslim" A Novel is a genre-bending, poetic reflection on what it means to be Muslim from one of France''s leading writers. In this novel, the second in a trilogy, Rahmani''s narrator contemplates the loss of her native language and her imprisonment and exile for being Muslim, woven together in an exploration of the political and personal relationship of language within the fraught history of Islam. Drawing inspiration from the oral histories of her native Berber language, the Koran, and French children''s tales, Rahmani combines fiction and lyric essay in to tell an important story, both powerful and visionary, of identity, persecution, and violence. "
The Algerian-born academic and author Zahia Rahmani is one of France''s leading art historians and writers of fiction, memoirs, and cultural criticism. She is the author of a literary trilogy dedicated to contemporary figures of so-called banished people:  Moze  (Sabine Wespieser Editions, 2003);  Muslim: A Novel  (Sabi...
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Title:Muslim: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:145 pages, 4.71 X 7.05 X 0.37 inShipping dimensions:145 pages, 4.71 X 7.05 X 0.37 inPublished:March 29, 2019Publisher:Deep VellumLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941920756

ISBN - 13:9781941920756

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