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Abdelwahab Meddeb

Writer, professor of Literature Compared at Paris-X University and director of the Dédale magazine. She is author of the maladie of the Islam (Seuil, 2002).

Abdelwahab Meddeb is a writer and poet. He was born in Tunisia and now lives in Paris. He is a lecturer in Comparative Literature (Europe/Islam) at the University of Paris X. He is founder director of the international transdisciplinary journal Dédale and presents the weekly programme ‘Cultures d'Islam' on France-Culture (Radio France). He has published 16 books, and was awarded the Max Jacob Prize for his volume of poetry Matière des Oiseaux (2002) and the François Mauriac Prize for his essay La Maladie de l'Islam (2002). His work has been translated into 15 languages.


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