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Edward Said—A Self-Portrait

Samia Mehrez is Professor of Arabic Literature and Director of the Center for Translation Studies at the American University in Cairo. Amongst her recent publications are Egypt’s Culture Wars: Politics and Practice (Routledge, 2008) and Translating Egypt’s Revolution: the Language of Tahrir (editor, AUC Press 2012).

Samia Mehrez

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Jean Mohr, Two students in conversation between classes, on the terrace of the university (Birzeit, 1984). In: Edward W. Said and John Mohr (1999) After the Last Sky: Palestinian Lives. New York: Columbia University Press, 142. © Jean Mohr.