Journal of Levantine Studies


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Vol. 9, No. 2 Winter 2019

Guest Editors' Note | Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani, Yonatan Mendel

Literary translation—whether a branch within comparative literature, linguistics, hermeneutics, or elsewhere in the academic disciplinary maze—has grown and developed mainly in accordance with the European neoclassical tradition. The previous issue of JLS was dedicated to the critique of the neoclassical model’s supposed transparency and impartial representation of the original source…Read More »

  • Amputated Tongue: On the Potential for Change in a Political Act of Translation
    Yonatan Mendel, Rawiya Burbara, Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
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  • Arabic Language among Jews in Israel and the New Mizrahi Zionism: Between Active Knowledge and Performance
    Nadeem Karkabi
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  • Gendered Temporality and Space: Women in Translation from Arabic into Hebrew
    Huda Abu Much
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  • Lost (and Gained) in Translation: Reflections on Translation and Translators of al-Jabarti's Chronicles of the French Occupation of Egypt
    Tami Sarfatti
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  • Maktoob in Action
    Duygu Atlas
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  • Palestinian Intellectuals Discuss Politics and Ethics of Translation
    Eyad Barghuthy, Antwan Shulhut, Elias Khoury, Raef Zreik, Huda Abu Much, Areej-Sabbagh Khoury
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  • Samir Naqqash and His Polyglotic Literature in the Age of National Partition
    Almog Behar, Yuval Evri
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  • What Is Anticolonial Translation? The Form and Content of Binational Resistance in Maktoob
    Hana Morgenstern
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  • Guest Editors' Note: From the Neoclassical to the Binational Model of Translation
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani, Yonatan Mendel
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  • In This Ghetto for Which We Have Gathered
    Tawfiq Da'adli
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  • The Political Syntax of the Absentees: A Translator's Reflection on Stella Maris
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
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  • This Is al-Lydd/This Is Palestine
    Elias Khoury
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+ Articles
  • Amputated Tongue: On the Potential for Change in a Political Act of Translation
    Yonatan Mendel, Rawiya Burbara, Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
    Free download Download
  • Arabic Language among Jews in Israel and the New Mizrahi Zionism: Between Active Knowledge and Performance
    Nadeem Karkabi
    Free download Download
  • Gendered Temporality and Space: Women in Translation from Arabic into Hebrew
    Huda Abu Much
    Free download Download
  • Lost (and Gained) in Translation: Reflections on Translation and Translators of al-Jabarti's Chronicles of the French Occupation of Egypt
    Tami Sarfatti
    Free download Download
  • Maktoob in Action
    Duygu Atlas
    Free download Download
  • Palestinian Intellectuals Discuss Politics and Ethics of Translation
    Eyad Barghuthy, Antwan Shulhut, Elias Khoury, Raef Zreik, Huda Abu Much, Areej-Sabbagh Khoury
    Free download Download
  • Samir Naqqash and His Polyglotic Literature in the Age of National Partition
    Almog Behar, Yuval Evri
    Free download Download
  • What Is Anticolonial Translation? The Form and Content of Binational Resistance in Maktoob
    Hana Morgenstern
    Free download Download
  • Guest Editors' Note: From the Neoclassical to the Binational Model of Translation
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani, Yonatan Mendel
    Free download Download
+ Prose
+ Dossier
  • In This Ghetto for Which We Have Gathered
    Tawfiq Da'adli
    Free download Download
  • The Political Syntax of the Absentees: A Translator's Reflection on Stella Maris
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
    Free download Download
  • This Is al-Lydd/This Is Palestine
    Elias Khoury
    Free download Download


Journal of Levantine Studies

The Journal of Levantine Studies (JLS) is an interdisciplinary academic journal dedicated to the critical study of the geographical, social, and cultural settings which, in various periods of history, have been known as the “Levant.” The journal is published biannually in English in print and online by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.