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Why Bother Translating Arabic Literature? (Asks Arab Writer)
Ibrahim Ferghali: "Taking together all the Arabic literature we see translated and celebrated today, in addition to the two aforementioned prizes and others, it is my view that nothing has changed. These translations have failed to give expression to the true nature of the Arab world's literary output and they have proved unable to bring about any sort of audience for this literature."
Posted September 21, 2012 12:59 AM
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