26 May 1946|
30 November 2014 (aged 68)|
University of Massachusetts
Ashour was born in El-Manial. She graduated from Cairo University with a BA in 1967, and MA. in 1972, and from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a PhD in African American Literature in 1975. Her dissertation was titled: The search for a Black poetics: a study of Afro-American critical writings. She taught at Ain Shams University, Cairo. She married Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti in 1970. She gave birth to her son, poet Tamim al-Barghouti, in 1977.
- The Journey: Memoirs of an Egyptian Student in America, 1983
- Warm Stone, 1985
- Khadija and Sawsan, 1989
- I Saw the Date Palms, short stories, 1989
- Siraj. Translated by Barbara Romaine. University of Texas Press. 2007. ISBN 978-0-292-71752-7.
- Granada: a novel. Translated William Granara. Syracuse University Press. 2003. ISBN 978-0-8156-0765-6.
- Apparitions. 1998. Specters, Translated Barbara Romaine, Interlink Books, 2010, ISBN 978-1-56656-832-6
- 2010, الطنطوريه
- Blue Lorries. Translated by Barbara Romaine. Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. 2014. ISBN 978-99921-94-48-5.
- Encyclopaedia of Arab Women Writers, 1873–1999. American University in Cairo Press. 2008. ISBN 978-977-416-146-9.
- "The English Pen Online World Atlas – Radwa Ashour". Penatlas.org. 31 May 2008. Archived from the original on 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- "Ashour, Radwa (1946–) – BIOGRAPHICAL HIGHLIGHTS, PERSONAL CHRONOLOGY:, PERSONAL HISTORY, INFLUENCES AND CONTRIBUTIONS, THE WORLD'S PERSPECTIVE, LEGACY – University, Cairo, Book, and Literature – JRank Articles". Encyclopedia.jrank.org. 26 May 1946. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- Ashour, Radwa M. 1979. The Search for a Black Poetics: a study of Afro-American critical writings. Thesis—University of Massachusetts.
- "Radwa Ashour | Who is she in Egypt". Whoisshe.wmf.org.eg. Archived from the original on 27 November 2010. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- "Egyptian writer Radwa Ashour dies at 68". ahram.org.eg. 1 December 2014.
- "Radwa Ashour's 72nd Birthday". Google.
- "Arab America – News – Egyptian Novelist Radwa Ashour's "Specters" Translated by Barbara Romaine". Arabdetroit.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- Githa Hariharan in Conversation with Radwa Ashour and Ahdaf Souief, Newsclick, 6 April 2010
- "Radwa Ashour: As one long prepared", Al Ahram, Youssef Rakha, 27 January – 2 February 2000
- Guy Mannes-Abbott (10 January 2011). "Spectres, By Radwa Ashour". The Independent.
- Writing, Teaching, Living: Egyptian Novelist Radwa Ashour, Arab Literature, 19 March 2011
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