The Desert : Or, The Life and Adventures of Jubair Wali al-Mammi
Memmi chronicles the prince's fortunes as they rise and fall, drawing upon the traditions of Maghrebian storytelling and Arabian tales to offer a highly imaginative and allegorical novel that provocatively blends history with fiction.
- Paperback | 200 pages
- 152 x 229 x 11.18mm | 276.69g
- 15 Oct 2015
- Syracuse University Press
- New York, United States
- 10 black and white illustrations
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About Albert Memmi
Judith Roumani is the translator of Jews in an Arab Land: Libya, 1835-1970 by Renzo De Felice (1985) and author of Albert Memmi (1987), as well as other studies of Memmi and numerous publications in comparative literature and Sephardic studies.