Tayeb Salih, Season of Migration to the North

Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih My rating: 5 of 5 stars Like Nightwood, this is another short, intense, intricate, and beguiling modernist novel that I read much too fast in graduate school and have long wanted to revisit. Salih's novel (published in Arabic in 1966, in English translation in 1969) was … Continue reading Tayeb Salih, Season of Migration to the North

Ozick, Said, Bloom: Religion, Politics, Literature

{This is a long appendix to my review of Cynthia Ozick‚Äôs Heir to the Glimmering World. It will not make much sense unless you read that first.} 1. Ozick Against¬†Revolution There is a paradox here in reading Jane Austen which I have been impressed by but can in no way resolve. All the evidence says … Continue reading Ozick, Said, Bloom: Religion, Politics, Literature