Review: Khalifeh: The Image, the Icon, and the Covenant

The Image, the Icon, and the Covenant, by Sahar Khalifeh, trans. Aida Bamia. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2008. 260 pages. Translator’s Note to p. 262. Glossary to p. 264. $15.00 paper. JSTOR

Hala Halim is an assistant professor of comparative literature and of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at New York University. She is the translator of a novel by Mohamed El-Bisatie, Clamor of the Lake (AUC Press, 2004).