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The Journey

Memoirs of an Egyptian Woman Student in America

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THIS TRANSLATION IS AN HOMAGE TO A GREAT LITERARY FIGURE AND TO THOSE MOVEMENTS WHICH CARRY ON HER LEGACY IN THEIR WORK Never neutral and deeply engaged in politics, literature, people?s struggles, and what she calls the ?most urgent causes of our times,? a young Radwa Ashour charts her years as a student in the US of the 1970s, where she would become the first PhD student to graduate from the newly founded W.E.B Du Bois department of Afro-American Studies and the English Department of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1975. A political progressive and leftist writer, critic, and activist, her memoir reflects not only on her own journey and struggles but those of the people she met and engaged with in the United States, especially African Americans. The Journey narrates the years which Ashour spent in the US and captures so vividly the spirit and ethos of the time it chronicles?the early 1970s. Anti-colonial movements, a commitment to popular struggles and people?s liberation

Product code: 9781623719975

ISBN 9781623719975
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H231xW155xS23
No. Of Pages 152
Publisher Interlink Publishing Group, Inc