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Who is Ammiel Alcalay?
Ammiel Alcalay is an American poet, scholar, critic, translator, and prose stylist. Born and raised in Boston, he is a first-generation American, son of Sephardic Jews from São Tomé and Príncipe. His work often examines how poetry and politics affect the way we see ourselves and the way Americans think about the Middle East.
- born in (60 years ago) in Boston
- nationality: United States of America
- written works: "The Cairo Notebooks", "From the Warring Factions", "After Jews and Arabs", "Memories of Our Future", "Keys to the Garden"
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Keys to the Garden (1996)
New Israeli Writing by Ammiel Alcalay
the whole region Ammiel Alcalay is a fine, wise gardener" - NAOMI SHIHAB NYE "Having established himself as one of the most attentive readers of the Jewish- Arab Mediterranean past, Ammiel Alcalay sets out in this remarkable anthology to subversively redraw the boundaries and strata of modern Hebrew literature, introducing to the American reader key-notes that are almost inaudible within the Israeli literary establishment, and tracing the Oriental characters, long erased from ...
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