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Amin Maalouf


Who is Amin Maalouf?

Amin Maalouf is a Lebanese-born French author. Has lived in France since 1976. Although his native language is Arabic, he writes in French, and his works have been translated into many languages. He received the Prix Goncourt in 1993 for his novel Le rocher de Tanios. He has also been awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature in its 2010 edition. He was elected at the Académie française on 23 June 2011, on seat 29. Maalouf is the first Lebanese inducted as an academy immortal. He filled the vacant member seat of the late Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist and ethnologist.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Novel (2011)

and Etel Adnan, Amin Maalouf, and Eve- lyne Accad (Lebanon). Rafik Schami (Syria) writes in German, Salwa Salem and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

Amin Maalouf, The Crusades through Arab Eyes.

Google previewDictionary of European actors (2015)

by Elisabeth Lambert Abdelgawad, Hélène Michel

The cultural impact of foreigners is evident: modernday France, for instance, has welcomed a host of diverse foreign personalities such as Pablo Picasso, Amin Maalouf, Eugène Ionesco, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology (2010)

by Clifford J. Rogers

These are uncomfortable facts for an Arabist reading of the medieval past, and find little echo in, for example, Amin Maalouf. For those seeking an introduction to the Middle East in the age of the crusades, P. M. Holt's work has much to offer, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immigrant Health (2011)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

French-Lebanese author Amin Maalouf wrote a fascinating account of the crusades as Europe's “holy war” against Muslims. The third most important historical encounter between Islam and the West occurred in the sixteenth century, when ...

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