The Other Wells: Family History and the Self-Creation of Jabra Ibrahim Jabra
Keyword: 
Autobiography
novel
Palestinian
Syriac
Sayfo
genocide
trauma
suspicion
migration
national identity
In Remembrance
1919 - 1994
Author biography: 

William Tamplin is a visiting fellow in the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, where he earned his PhD in 2020. The author would like to thank Alex Winder, Salim Tamari, and the small army of people who helped him with this article: Roger Allen, Hanna “Jan” Beth-Sawoce, Alexander Chelico, Linda Chelico, Nabil Chelico, John Cleaver, David Gaunt, Sadeer Jabra, Abigail Jacobson, Caroline Kahlenberg, George Kiraz, Justin McCarthy, Butrus Ni‘meh, and the three anonymous reviewers.

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