The late Algerian writer Assia Djebar is still an important name in the Algerian literary world (and her name is not restricted to Algeria!). A new literary prize has been named after her. Read more about this milestone in this article. Advertisements
People flocked to the Hilton Hotel in Algiers (Algeria) to attend an award giving ceremony. The ceremony was to honour the writer Assia Djebar who passed away earlier this year. In this article you will find the highlights and the lowlights of this event, that was attended by many important politicians.
She was born as Fatima-Zohra Imalayan, in the North African country Algeria. Later on in life she took another name: Assia Djebar. That was the name she used for her books, her many books, her excellent books. Now she has passed away. Here you can find a tribute to her life and her struggles for … Continue reading praise for a ‘great intellectual’
The New York Times has woken up to the fact that one of the important novelists working in New York has passed away. Her name is Assia Djebar and she passed away in a Paris (France) hospital. She is known for her writing, teaching and struggle for women’s rights.
She was accepted into the Académie Française, the prestigous institute in Paris, France. And she was one of the foremost writers from nothern Africa. Her name is Assia Djebar and she passed away. The magazine World Literature Today pays tribute to her.
The news of the death of the Algerian / French writer Assia Djebar has reached the west coast of the United States of America.