My guest post on the Comma Press blog, reflecting on my experience of translating for Comma's Book of Gaza.
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Electronic Intifada, 14th January 2016
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Defying stereotypes of Mandate-period Palestinians as divided between a distant, dislocated upper class of “notables” and a majority of uneducated, rebellious peasants, Seikaly charts the complexities of Palestinian society of the time.
Electronic Intifada, 17th September 2015
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On one level, these are deeply personal poems — intimate, allusive, sometimes subtly erotic. On another, though, the subtitle of the collection betrays the larger question of identity and politics which lies behind the individual experience.