Articles tagged palestine

Edward Said’s Daughter, Najla, Writes of Her Identity Confusion in ‘Looking for Palestine’

Although not excellent literature, this can be a heart-breaking read at times, because all the hardships of childhood come soaring back.

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Tareq Abboushi & Shusmo: Mumtastic

Wormed with Middle Eastern loops and hooks, and also playful, with a jazz playfulness

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Captain America and a Past That Must Linger Still

Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?

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‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’: A Child of Israel and the Children of Palestine

Reading narratives of the seemingly intractable Arab-Israeli conflict is like trying to follow the plot of a novel that has had every other page ripped out. Amos Oz’s A Tale of Love and Darkness has fewer missing pages than most.

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The German Issue: Still Straddling the Berlin Wall

The German Issue provides us with a time capsule from a very different era, but so much of its content remains pertinent.

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7 May 2009 // 7:00 AM

“Free press” and “the Arab world” are two phrases in direct opposition. Across most of the region, journalists go to jail if they criticize or

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WASHINGTON - Before George Mitchell departed last week for the Middle East on his inaugural mission, America’s newest special envoy received a present via

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25 Nov 2008 // 8:00 PM

Dozan: Introducing Dozan

The neatness of the arrangements, and the way the voices come together, suggest madrigals.

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Jerusalem: City of Longing by Simon Goldhill

Goldhill has a talent for ironic juxtaposition and a keen grasp of the myth-making, sloganeering, and heedless self-interest that have polluted the debates over Jerusalem for many years.

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Various: The Rough Guide to Arabic Café

Listening to the Rough Guide to Arabic Café, I realised that this is not the same as the music you would expect to hear if you were sitting in a Western coffee shop.

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21 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Peacemaker

Succeed, and you'll win the Nobel Peace Prize. Fail, and the Middle East will once again be consumed by violence.

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Good Art Ruins 'White Night'

// Moving Pixels

"White Night is annoying largely due to its own beautiful and haunting art.

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