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Achter de sluier : verhalen over de kracht van de Arabische vrouw

Hassnae Bouazza (compiler)

Achter de sluier : verhalen over de kracht van de Arabische vrouw

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Achter de sluier : verhalen over de kracht van de Arabische vrouw / samengest. en ingel. door Hassnae Bouazza
Compiler
Hassnae Bouazza
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: Prometheus, 1999
163 p.
ISBN
90-5333-727-X

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About Hassnae Bouazza

Hassnae Bouazza (Arabic: حسناء بوعزة, ḥasnāʾ būʿazza; born 1973) is a Moroccan-Dutch journalist, writer, columnist, translator and television programme maker.

Life

Bouazza was born in the city of in Oujda, Morocco, close to the Algerian border. She moved with her family including brother Hafid (now a noted writer) to the Netherlands to join her father, who worked there as a guest worker. They lived in the village of Arkel where they were the only Moroccans. Bouazza studied English language and literature at Utrecht University. She started writing columns for various periodicals (including Vrij Nederland. Bouazza also worked for the VPRO as a television programme maker. She is known for discussing taboo subjects like pornography in the Arab world. Bouazza is the editor of a collection of short stories called Achter de sluier (Behind the Veil) about strong Arab women.

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