28 February 2020

May Ziade

Who is May Ziade?

KONFRONTASI -  May Ziade (also Mayy Ziyādah, Arabic: مي زيادة‎; 11 February 1886 – 17 October 1941) was a Lebanese-Palestinian poet, essayist and translator.

Known as a prolific writer — she wrote for Arabicnewspapers and periodicals — Ziade also wrote a number of poems and books. She was a key figure of the Nahda in the early 20th-century Arab literary scene, and is known for being an "early feminist" and a "pioneer of Oriental feminism.  
Early and personal life