Anton Shammas

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Shammas 2012

Professor of Comparative Literature
Professor of Modern Middle Eastern Literature
Professor of Near Eastern Studies

202 South Thayer St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

Office Location(s): 3163 Thayer
antons@umich.edu
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Comparative Literature, Near Eastern Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • Areas of research: Translation theory
    • Critical theory
    • Narratology
    • Torture and pain
    • Modern Arabic and Hebrew literatures
  • About

    PUBLICATIONS
    Books
    Arabesques, a novel written originally in Hebrew (Arabeskot) and published in Israel in 1986, since published in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian and Portuguese..
    The Biggest Liar in the World (a children's book in Hebrew. Jerusalem, 1982).

    Poetry
    Poems (Arabic. Jerusalem, 1974).
    Hardcover (Hebrew. Tel-Aviv, 1974).
    No Man's Land (Hebrew. Tel-Aviv, 1979).

    Plays
    Ghassil Wijjak ya Qamar (Wash your Face, Moon - Arabic), for "The Arab Theater," Haifa, 1997.
    Stuffed Ducks, a play in progress (Hebrew and English), for River Arts, Woodstock, 1989.
    Ta'ah bil-hayt (A Hole in the Wall), a bilingual play for young adults, in Arabic and Hebrew, "Haifa Theater," 1978-79.

  • Education
    • English and Arabic literatures, Art History, Hebrew University in Jerusalem