ArabLit’s ongoing series on Teaching with Arabic Literature in Translation continues with a conversation between ArabLit’s editor and Prof. Alexander Elinson, Associate Professor of Arabic at Hunter College. Elinson is translator of Youssef Fadel’s A Beautiful White Cat Walks with Me, and has also translated Moroccan authors Allal Bourqia and Yassin Adnan, and numerous zajal poets. Elinson talked about how he might structure a course on teaching Moroccan literature. The conversation began in person and continued over email.
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