Jasmine Lee Ehrhadt

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Jasmine Lee Ehrhardt is a writing tutor and writer for Zyzzyva Magazine.

In Praise of Defeat

Date: 17 Jan 2017 Category: Books
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Abdellatif Laâbi is perhaps Morocco’s most well-known poet-activist-writer, and a well-respected Francophone poet as well His personal history—founder of leftist Moroccan/Maghrebi magazine Souffles (Breaths) in 1966, imprisoned for “crimes of opinion” against King Hassan II from 1972 to 1980, and exiled to France since 1985—is staggering on its own, and his writing reflects each stage of his life in haunting and affective ways. This is ...