What is it about?
Literature and the "Arab Spring".
Why is it important?
The article shows the difficulty of engagement with unfolding events. It also demonstrates how challenging it is for an established author to respond to current events through the novelistic genre.
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This page is a summary of: Novelising the Arab revolutions:The Knights of Assassinated Dreams, The Journal of North African Studies, January 2015, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13629387.2014.991918.
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