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Assia Djebar

Assia Djebar was born in Algeria. She was the first Algerian woman to attend the Ecole normale supérieure in Sèvres and the first to become a professor of history in North Africa. ‘A Sentence of Love’ (Granta 59) is taken from the collection of short stories Oran, Langue morte (Actes Sud).