Movement and Stasis: Contemporary Mauritanian Literature
Mauritanian literature foregrounds characters on the move.
“The central server is under attack and receiving commands to self-destruct.”
Listen, all of you, to what will later be said of the Forsaken by one of their descendants.
Their nayffara is a flutelike instrument heavy with history, deeply immersed in sorrow.
You Will Tell Them
You will say to them that she sleeps in the calabash of worlds