About pearls on a branch a collection of 30 traditional syrian and lebanese folktales infused with new life by lebanese women collected by najla khoury while civil war raged in lebanon najla khoury traveled with a theater troupe putting on shows in marginal areas where electricity was a luxury in air raid shelters palestinian refugee camps and isolated villages. While civil war raged in lebanon najla jraissaty khoury traveled with a theater troupe putting on shows in marginal areas where electricity was a luxury in air raid shelters palestinian refugee camps and isolated villages their plays were largely based on oral tales and she combed the country in search of stories many years later she . Discover unique and beautiful tales by women from the arab world award winning actress yasmine al massri miral and abcs hit tv show quantico brings to life traditional syrian and lebanese folktales passed down through generations of women and collected by najla khoury in pearls on a branch oral tales khoury originally published these tales in arabic in 2014 having collected them as . Pearls on a branch tales from the arab world told by women by najla jraissaty khoury fiction author najla jraissaty khoury translator inea bushnaq not establishing the ambiguity of their realities which mingle logic with magic human with animal gathered by najla jraissaty khoury from female arab storytellers the stories use . Pearls on a branch is unique in emphasizing women as the creators audience and protagonists of such tales the stories are full of wisdom and warnings pearls on a branch is unique in emphasizing women as the creators audience and protagonists of such tales but women on the cover of najla jraissaty khourys pearls on a branch are not
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