Catherine Cobham

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Catherine Cobham is a scholar and translator of Arabic literature.[1] She obtained a BA from Leeds University and an MA from Manchester University and presently teaches at the University of St Andrews. She has translated numerous literary works from Arabic to English, including several by the Lebanese author Hanan al-Shaykh.

  • A Reader of Modern Arabic Short Stories (co-editor with Sabry Hafez)
  • Jasmine, Lady of the Arabs (editor; Safaya Salter, illustrator)

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