ד"ר הילה פלד-שפירא
ד"ר הילה פלד-שפירא
“Women, Writing and the Iraqi Baʿthist State: Contending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968–2003, Hawraa Al-Hassan (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020)” in: IJMES - International Journal of Middle East Studies, published online 20 April 2022.
1. "“We Yearn for the Sun Like a Baby Yearns for Its Mother's Milk”: An Ecocritical Reading of Iraqi Literature of Exiles", The Journal for Interdisciplinary Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 7, no. 2 (2021), pp. 101 - 125.
"GELO HELEBÇE XALA WERÇERXÊ BÛ JI BO HELBESTVAN BULEND EL-HEYDERÎ", Wêje û Rexne, 4, 2015, 47 - 68.
2. "Was Halabja a turning point for the poet Buland al-Haydari?", Kurdish Studies, vol. 2, no. 1 (2014), pp. 14 – 33. (http://tplondon.com/journal/index.php/ks/article/viewFile/270/277)
3. "Religion and Politics: On the Motif of Blindness in 'Abd al-Malik Nuri's "Rih al-janub" and Ga'ib Tu'mah Farman's "'Ammi abburni"", Journal of Arabic Literature, 44 - 3 (2013), pp. 371 – 393. (https://www.academia.edu/5345534/Religion_and_Politics_On_the_Motif_of_Blindness_in_Abd_al-Malik_Nuris_Rih_al-janub_and_Gaib_Tumah_Farmans_Ammi_abburni_)
4."On The Horns Of A Dilemma: Intellectuals Between The Regime And The People As Reflected In Iraqi Communist Literature", The Levantine Review, Volume 1 Number 2, Fall 2012, pp. 140 – 152. (http://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/levantine/article/view/3050/2669)
5."From Imperial Capital to Dungeon: The Construction of the Image of the City in the Works of the Kurdish-Iraqi Poet Buland al-Ḥaydarī", Oriente Moderno XCII 1-2012, pp. 65 – 78.(https://www.academia.edu/1242010/_From_Imperial_Capital_to_Dungeon_The_Construction_of_the_Image_of_the_City_in_the_Works_of_the_Kurdish-Iraqi_Poet_Buland_al-_aydari_)
6."Days like Nights Indeed? On Time Perception in the Works of the Kurdish - Iraqi Poet Buland al-Ḥaydarī", Die Welt des Islams, 53-1 (2013), pp. 76 – 107.
7.""Permitted and Forbidden" - Conventions of Relations between the Sexes and Their Contravention as Reflected in the Novels of Ghāˀib Ṭuˁma Farmān", Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 49, issue 3 (2013), pp. 402 - 413.
8."From Conventional to Personal, or: What Happened to Metaphor under the Influence of Ideology - the Case of Gha'ib Tu'ma Farman", Journal of Semitic Studies LIV/1 Spring 2009, 227 – 250.
The Prose Works of Gha'ib Tu'ma Farman: The City and the Beast (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018).
*** Review of The Prose Works of Gha'ib Tu'ma Farman: The City and the Beast by Levi Thompson: https://www.jadaliyya.com/Details/40333/Review-of-The-Prose-Works-Of-Gha%E2%80%99%E2%80%99ib-Tu%E2%80%99-Ma-Farman-The-City-and-the-Beast . Published in Arab Studies Journal (Fall, 2019).
"'The government is the servant of the people': clashes between state and society in the monarchic Iraq as reflected in two short stories by Gha'ib Tu'mah Farman and Shakir Khusbak" in: Benjamin Isakhan, Shamiran Mako and Fadi Dawood (eds), Evolving State Society Relations in Iraq: Negotiating Citizenship under Occupation, Authoritarianism and Democratization (I.B. Tauris, 2017).
*"Opposition intellectuals then and now: What do they have in common?" – An article in The Guardian. 13 July 2012.
Iraqi Communist literature; literature and ideology
Social conventions and their contravention in Arabic literature
Genocide and trauma in Kurdish poetry in Arabic
Arabic literature of exiles
Metaphors, the urban space and time perception in modern Arabic Literature