Having Self-Exiled from the Turbulent World of Lebanese Politics, Sadek Dies Peacefully at 92
Between Two Moons: A Novel
By Aisha Abdel Gawad
With her debut novel “Between Two Moons,” Aisha Abdel Gawad joins her Arab Anglophone sisters in writing: Isabella Hammad, Susan Abulhawa, Hala Aylan, Laila Lalami, and others.
Fifty Years of Debate Yield No Consensus Over Her Place on the Throne of New Arabic Poetry
Arab American literature and how we define it remains central to the field’s discourse. Some scholars believe prior knowledge of Arab culture is essential to comprehending Arab American literature since it is an ethnic genre. Since the 20th century until the present, Arab Americans have strongly lobbied to classify Arab American studies as an ethnic field and draw a line between Middle East studies — which belongs to the area studies — and ethnic studies.