Maha Hassan

Female Arabic writers: neither mannish nor Scheherazadian

September 2008 -

Syrian-Kurdish writer and journalist Maha Hassan lived for a year at the invitiation of Amsterdam Vluchtstad (till August 2008) in the former, renovated apartment of Anne Frank and her family at the Amsterdam Merwedeplein. According to Maha Hassan the female author in the Arabic world is still caught in stereotypes. 

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