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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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Memories of Our Future (1999)
Selected Essays 1982-1999 by Ammiel Alcalay
"Ammiel Alcalay is that rare thing — a gifted prose writer and poet, an accomplished intellectual and a true, as well as inventive, com- paratist." Edward Said; Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities: Columbia University "It is rare ...
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 ...
Classic Biblical Baby Names (2006)
by Judith Tropea
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