Sarah Irving

Battle to preserve Palestine's history rages in new novel

Sarah Irving
8 July 2014

Radwa Ashour’s The Woman From Tantoura addresses the themes of remembering and forgetting.

An accessible look at Darwish's life and work, at long last

Sarah Irving
1 July 2014

Darwish always insisted that his poetry should represent his life story.

The edgily modern poetry of Najwan Darwish

Sarah Irving
27 May 2014

Jerusalem native asserts the right to be angry.

Collaborating with Mahmoud Darwish without his consent

Sarah Irving
23 May 2014

A new book of poetry makes demands of the celebrated late Palestinian poet.

Resisting the “cannibalization” of Palestine’s heritage

Sarah Irving
15 April 2014

Patrick Stewart’s film “It’s Better to Jump” shows the insidious ways that the historic city of Akka is being ethnically cleansed.

Sweet and sinister images from Gaza's hottest artists

Sarah Irving
10 April 2014

Hazem Harb’s limbless figures resemble Francis Bacon’s most celebrated work.

Can a focus on “Palestinian narrative” be dangerous to Palestinian rights?

Sarah Irving
28 March 2014

Anna Bernard expands on Edward Said’s assertion that Israeli and Palestinian literature “cannot be separated.”

A bitter-sweet glimpse into what Jerusalem might have been

Sarah Irving
25 February 2014

Wasif Jawhariyyeh’s memoirs indicate that Jews, Muslims and Christians enjoyed good relations before Israel was established.

Gaza's class divisions confronted by young writers

Sarah Irving
11 February 2014
A story about seeking treatment for a toothache is one of the gems in “Gaza Writes Back.”

Can occupiers struggle alongside the occupied?

Sarah Irving
6 February 2014

“Anarchists Against the Wall” indicates that no neat distinction can be drawn between the government and “ordinary” Israelis.


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