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Sahar Khalifeh


Sahar Khalifeh was born in1941 in Nablus. She married at the age of thirteen and left the marriage after thirteen years. She studied at the the University of Birzeit and then won a Fulbright and went to the United States. Scholarship. She got an MA in English Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Ph.D. in Women’s Studies from the University of University of Iowa. She returned to Palestine where she works in women’s rights and is a full-time writer.

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Sahar Khalifeh on Women and Education in Palestine
Who Is Hidden beneath the Burqa? An Appeal to the West (article by Khalifeh)


(Only books translated into English)

1976 رواية (Wild Thorns)
1990 باب الساحة (Passage to the Plaza)
1997 رواية (Inheritance)
2002 صورة وأيقونة وعهد قديم (The Image, the Icon, and the Covenant )
2004 ربيع حار : رحلة الصبر والصبار (The End of Spring)
2009 أصل وفصل (Of Noble Origins)
2010 حبي الأول (My First and Only Love) (novel)