Fouad Laroui was born in in Oujda, Morocco. He holds degrees in mathematics, physics and civil engineering (École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. Visit ‘s Fouad Laroui Page and shop for all Fouad Laroui books. Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of Fouad Laroui. Read more about The Curious Case Of Dassoukine’s Trousers and other books by Fouad Laroui.

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The existing image and identity of The Netherlands are no longer valid, or at least incomplete. There is also the tension between rationality math, engineering, economics are based on rationality and the irrational world my characters are often plunged into; this tension might be the product of the confrontation between the disciplines I have studied and the reality of a country, Morocco, where joyful irrationality is a daily fact of life.

WN Share this page. Invisible parents — the neighbourhood of Mohammed B. Has your writing influenced your work and thinking as an economist? Laroui grew up in Casablanca and studied econometry, mathematics, physics and architecture in Paris.

Albert Camus wrote his fabulous novel ‘The Pest’ about it. Only 3 left in stock – order soon. Add your preferred email address and password to your fouaad. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Books by Fouad Laroui and Complete Book Reviews

It is because Maati is indeed a complete stranger in the streets of Utrecht that he can experience the total lucidity you acquire when nothing makes sense. He lectures French literature and Arab culture at the University of Amsterdam.


In both cases, they were not much interested in, say, sociology or anthropology or philosophy. Available for download now. Winternachten — Winternacht 2 Double Fatherland Foreigners in Holland are often amazed about the low esteem that the Dutch show for their culture. Winternachten — Winternacht laruoi Arab writers coming closer Arabic novels are being read more and more in The Netherlands. The three commandments that were formulated: We compared three situations: Only 1 left in stock – order soon.

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Learn more at Author Central. But in South Africa, a novel about homosexuality comes as a shock, and a South African makes internationally controversial movies about power, love and violence.

What makes him move is a reminiscence: Among the living writers, I like Leila Lalami and I sometimes have the feeling that we have the same literary approach to Morocco. lwroui

In her book Stilling TimeHermsen argues for a slow future in which waiting, restfulness and bordom have their place; in her essay Melancholie van de onrust Melancholy of Unrestshe elaborates on the blessings of melancholy, among others as source of creativity. But in these situations things get out of hand.

The compartments have virtually disappeared and the traditional division foad the Netherlands along religious and ideological lines no longer counts. I also work with my Italian translator—I mean: There are a couple of them in New York.

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What is the extent of Dutch language politics — as far as this exists at all — to the language politics in other multicultural societies?

Hanaan as-Sjaikh grew up in Lebanon and now lives in London. Do you find that the subject matter defines the form or is it an instinctual decision? What rules does the multicultural Netherlands need for its intercourse with the various religions? Followed by a debate on the paroui.


Cultural identity in an international lraoui. In Lebanon Adam rediscovers the people and the places he used to love so much. I feel uneasy at the idea that people actually read poems.

I know it is ridiculous but, for some reason, I wish to see all the Vermeers of the world at least once in my lifetime. Wasn’t his exile a luxury, which made him distance himself from the difficulties his friends had to struggle with? In ‘Living Apart Together — language and multiculturalism in The Netherlands’, we compared the situation in our country to countries with a long multicultural tradition, notably South Africa and Kenia.

Books by Fouad Laroui and Complete Book Reviews

English Choose a language for shopping. Few writers can match the ingenuity and frenetic energy that Laroui, a leading Moroccan economist, summons in this collection, winner of France’s Prix Goncourt for short fiction. Tell me your narrative, listen to mine. But I often wondered: Could South Africa, with its eleven official languages, be a model for The Netherlands?

Shortly before the festival his very well reviewed novel ‘ Kijk uit voor parachutisten’ was published. Low to High Price: The new world citizen creates his own virtual society of kindred spirits.