Assia Djebar

Assia Djebar was born in 1936. A novelist and filmmaker, she published La Soif at twenty. Her novels reflect a concern with Arab women’s language, expressed in the language that both freed and deracinated her – French. They include La Soif (The Mischief, 1958), Femmes d’Alger (Women of Algiers in their Apartment, 1989), Fantasia: an Algerian Cavalcade (1993) and L’Amour la fantasia (1985).

Assia Djebar's work featured in Stand Magazine comprises one article.
Further Reading
Article in Stand 164, 1(2) (1999) "Sitting by the side of the road, in the dust"
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