A Culture Stillborn

in Mongrels or Marvels

Published by Stanford University Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780804769532
Published online June 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780804777889 | DOI:
A Culture Stillborn

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In this chapter, Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff describes how she hesitantly pursued a writing career as a young woman even though she never received any encouragement in this regard while in Egypt. She also shares her concerns about her family's apprehensions about her early efforts, which played a role in her failure to complete her second novel, Tamra.

Keywords: Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff; Egypt; Tamra; novel; writing career

Chapter.  5335 words. 

Subjects: Cultural Studies

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