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Ben Jelloun, Tahar 1944-

Overview
Works: 694 works in 2,339 publications in 5 languages and 27,161 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Apologetic works  Biography  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Islamic stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Creator, Collaborator, Director, Scenarist, Lyricist
Classifications: PQ3989.2.J4, 843
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Racism explained to my daughter by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a dialogue born of a conversation between the author and his ten-year-old daughter in which she questioned him about the meaning and causes of racism; and includes personal essays from four additional writers and educators who are parents as well
L'enfant de sable : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in French and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Livre de contes et de rêves. Roman philosophique, incantation, poème de l'amour fou et du désir, critique de la morale traditionnelle, comme l'écrit J.-M. G. Le Clézio (dans ##Le Monde## du 6 septembre 1985, p. 13) qui ajoute: "Sur le thème ancien de l'hermaphrodité, lié aux mythes et aux religions de la Méditerrannée, T. Ben Jelloun nous lance dans une aventure [...] qui semble sortie tout droit des ##Mille et une nuits##"
La nuit sacrée : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
44 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans "L'Enfant de sable", publié en 1985, Ahmed était la fille d'un homme humilié de ne pas avoir d'héritier mâle, et qui avait décidé, dans le secret de la maison, que celle-ci en serait un... Dans "La Nuit sacrée", Ahmed devenu vieux (ou vieille) prend à son tour la parole et livre sa propre version des évènements - la vraie ? -, son autobiographie en somme. Le récit, comme emboîté dans le précédent, peut cependant se lire isolément
With downcast eyes : a novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
32 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tahar Ben Jelloun's tale, written in fluid, lyrical prose and set against the majestic backdrop of North Africa and Europe, is at once an unforgettable account of the trials of deracination and a stirring tribute to the meaning of heritage and home
Islam explained by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the author of "Racism Explained to My Daughter" comes another model for teaching difficult subjects to children, using an accessible question-and-answer format
Leaving Tangier : a novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his new novel, award-winning, internationally bestselling author Tahar Ben Jelloun tells the story of a Moroccan brother and sister making new lives for themselves in Spain
This blinding absence of light by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a fictional account of the horrific desert concentration camps in which King Hassan II of Morocco held his political enemies and the inhumane conditions in which survivors lived
A palace in the old village : a novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mohammed has spent the past forty years working in France. As he approaches retirement, he takes stock of his life, his devotion to Islam and to his assimilated children, and decides to return to Morocco, where he spends his life's savings building the biggest house in the village and waiting for his children and grandchildren to come be with him. A heartbreaking novel about parents and children, A Palace in the Old Village captures the sometimes stark contrasts between old and new-world values, and an immigrant's abiding pursuit of home.--From back cover
The sand child by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to have a son after seven daughters, Hajji Ahmed names his eighth child Mohammed Ahmed, but as this child matures, she explores her true sexual identity as a woman named Zahra
The sacred night by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mohammed Ahmed, a Moroccan girl raised as a boy in order to circumvent Islamic inheritance laws regarding female children, remains deeply conflicted about her identity. In a narrative that shifts in and out of reality moving between a mysterious present and a painful past, Ben Jelloun relates the events of Ahmed's adult life. Now calling herself Zahra, she renounces her role as only son and heir after her father's death and journeys through a dreamlike Moroccan landscape. A searing allegorical portrait of North African society, The Sacred Night uses Arabic fairy tales and surrealist elements to craft a stunning and disturbing vision of protest and rebellion against the strictures of hidebound traditions governing gender roles and sexuality."--BOOK JACKET
The last friend a novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tangiers, the late 1950s. Two teenagers, Mamed and Ali, strike up an intense friendship that will last a lifetime. But lurking just beneath the surface is a deep, unspoken jealousy in danger of destroying them both. Decades later, the two friends, wiser and world-weary, offer differingaccounts of their relationship's twists and turns, from their rebellious youth spent subverting the rigid moral strictures of the day to harrowing months spent together as political prisoners, and their eventual settling into conventional family lives. Only then do the real differences between them emerge, culminating in an unimaginable and unforgettable act of betrayal." -- Jacket
Harrouda by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
62 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hospitalité française : racisme et immigration maghrébine by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in French and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jour de silence à Tanger : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in French and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Tanger, "ville habitée par le vent" (p. 36). "Hommage d'un fils, conteur arabe, à son père qui jamais ne se livra et vécut en silence" (J. Folch-Ribas). Le héros est un vieux tailleur marocain "leurré par le vent, oublié par le temps et marqué par la mort" (T. Ben Jelloun). Selon J.-M.-G. Le Clézio, il s'agit d'une méditation sur la solitude
L'homme rompu : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selv om den 40-årige Mourad er højt uddannet, lever han i beskedne kår i Casablanca til stor fortrydelse for hustruen, der ikke forstår det skyldes hans modstand mod at give efter for korruption
Le premier amour est toujours le dernier : nouvelles by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in French and Spanish and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ce livre raconte le déséquilibre et les malentendus entre l'homme et la femme arabes. Les histoires qu'on y trouve ne parlent que d'amour, c'est-à-dire de solitude, de secret, et d'incompréhension. Et puis ce besoin d'amour devient vite une recherche de soi, car pour aimer l'autre, pour donner, il faut s'aimer un peu soi-même. Ce n'est pas si simple, dans un pays où la tradition et la religion aident surtout l'homme à asseoir sa petite puissance, alors même que rien ne peut s'y faire sans la femme." -- Book cover
Cette aveuglante absence de lumière : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman historique. Roman témoignage
Le racisme expliqué à ma fille by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in French and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La lutte contre le racisme commence avec l'éducation. On peut éduquer des enfants, pas des adultes. C'est pour cela que ce texte a été pensé et écrit en priorité pour des enfants entre huit et quatorze ans, mais bien sûr aussi pour leurs parents
Moha le fou, Moha le sage : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
37 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in French and Arabic and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'auberge des pauvres by Tahar Ben Jelloun ( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lauréat d'un concours littéraire, un jeune écrivain marocain se retrouve à Naples, pour faire le portrait de la ville. Il y découvre un bâtiment magnifique et délabré : l'Auberge des pauvres, édifié jadis par un roi italien
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Ǧelloun, Tahar
ben Gʾelun, Ṭahar 1944-
Ben Jelloun, al-Ṭāhar
Ben Jelloun, Tahar
Ben-Jelloun, Tahar 1944-
Ben Jelloun, Taher, 1944-
Benjelloun, Tahar.
Benjelloun, Tahar, 1944-
Benjelloun, Taher, 1944-
Bin Džallún, Ṭāhir, 1944-
Bin Ǧallūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Bin-Ǧallūn, aṭ-Ṭāhirn 1944-
Bin Ǧallūn, Ṭāhir, 1944-
Bin Ǧalūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Bin Ǧalūn, Ṭahir, 1944-
Bin-Jallūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Binǧallūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Binǧallūn, Ṭāhir, 1944-
Binǧalūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Binǧalūn, Ṭāhir, 1944-
Binjallūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Ibn Džallún, Ṭāhir, 1944-
Ibn Ǧallūn, al-Ṭahir
Ibn Ǧallūn, al-Tahir, 1944-
Ibn-Ǧallūn, aṭ-T.āhir 1944-
Ibn-Ǧallūn, Ṭāhir 1944-
Ibn Ǧalūn, Al-Ṭāhir
Ibn Ǧalūn, al-Ṭāhir, 1944-
Ibn Ǧalūn, Ṭāhir, 1944-
Ibn-Jallun, al-Tahir 1944-
Jallūn, al-Ṭāhir Bin, 1944-
Jallun, Tahir Bin, 1944-
Jelloun, T.B.
Jelloun, Tahar 1944-
Jelloun, Tahar B.
Jelloun, Tahar B. 1944-
Jelloun, Tahar Ben.
Jelloun, Tahar Ben, 1944-
Jelloun, Taher Ben, 1944-
Jellounm, Tahar Ben, 1944-
Jellun, Tahar Ben 1944-
T.B. JELLOUN
Tahar ben Jelloun, 1944-
Tahar benjelloun, 1944-
Taher ben Jelloun, 1944-
Taher benjelloun, 1944-
Ṭāhir b. Ǧallūn, 1944-
Ṭāhir b. Ǧallūn, al-, 1944-
Ṭāhir b. Ǧalūn, 1944-
Ṭāhir b. Ǧalūn, al-, 1944-
Ṭāhir Bin-Jallūn, 1944-
Ṭāhir ibn Jallūn, 1944-
בן־ג׳לון, טאהאר, 1944-
בן ג'לון, טהר
ابن جلون، الطاهر
‏ابن جلّون، الطاهر،‏‏ ‏1944-
ابن جلون، طاهر
إبن جلون، طاهر، 1944-
الطاهر بن جلون، 1944-
بن جلون، الطاهر
بن جلون، طاهر
بن جلون، طاهر، 1944-
بنجلون، الطاهر
بنجلون، الطاهر، 1944-
ジェルーン, タハール・ベン
ベン・ジェルーン, タハール
Languages
French (462)
English (73)
German (2)
Arabic (2)
Spanish (1)
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