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Articles tagged "Sasson Somekh"

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READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews An old Ethiopian farmer's story about an ant inspired a lifetime of collecting and translating children's books for New Zealand-born writer Elizabeth Laird. In a recent interview on World Literature Today, she talks about Ethiopia's linguistic complexities, Ferdowsi's tenth-century epic poem The Shahnameh, and meeting storytellers from around the world. Sasson Somekh, an Israeli translator and literary historian of Iraqi Jewish...

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