Children of the Waters

Translator: Marilyn Booth Publisher: Center for Middle Eastern Studies and University of Texas at Austin Date of Publication: 2002 Language: English ISBN: 0292777736 Number of Copies: 1 Author: Ibtihal Salem

This collection of short stories, poems, and vignettes offers a window on contemporary literary experimentation in Arabic, as well as attitudes on everyday life and social relations in urban Egypt. Ibtihal Salem deals lyrically with contemporary Egyptian problems from class, gender, and political perspectives.