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Tania Tamari Nasir

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Tania Tamari Nasir

Tania Tamari Nasir was born in Jerusalem in 1941 and holds a bachelor's degree in English literature and fine arts from the Beirut College for Women (now Lebanese American University). She is the co-author of Palestinian Embroidery: Fallahi Cross-Stitch (Munich: Ethnographic Museum, 1990) and the author of "Spring is Here:" Embroidered Flowers of the Palestinian Spring (Ramallah: Turbo Design and The Institute for Jerusalem Studies, 2003) and has translated the work of several prominent Arab writers. She is also a classical singer with a focus on experimental modern Arabic art songs. She lives in Birzeit, Palestine.

Articles by Tania Tamari Nasir

Fatima
By Haifa` Bitar
Fatima did not capture my attention simply because she was a beggar-child. Alas, I was rather accustomed, in spite of myself, to the sight of children begging, pestering passersby in alleyways and on…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian & Tania Tamari Nasir
The Lanterns of Seville
By Abd el-Salam al-Ujayli
To Julienne Peters of Brussels, who was moved to tears by the beauty of the Alcazar in the Seville of the Arabs, I dedicate these lanterns.“Would you look down on a cousin of yours if he addressed…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian & Tania Tamari Nasir
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