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Jayyusi, Salma Khadra (1926–) By Irving, Sarah

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1579-1
Published: 02/05/2017
Retrieved: 29 February 2024, from


Salma Khadra Jayyusi is an anthologist, translator, literary critic, and poet of Palestinian origins. A writer and researcher in her own right, she is better known for spearheading major projects aimed at introducing Arabic culture, literature, and history to Western audiences. Via the Project of Translation from Arabic (PROTA) and East–West Nexus programs, she has contributed to and helped to translate and edit dozens of novels, edited collections and anthologies of Arabic poetry, short stories, novellas, and scholarly articles.

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Irving, Sarah. "Jayyusi, Salma Khadra (1926–)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 29 Feb. 2024 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1579-1

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