How Assia Djebar performed in the department of novels and film making?
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How Assia Djebar performed in the department of novels and film making?

Assia Djebar has become an inspirational personality among most of the people in many countries. Assia Djebar was born in 1936 and worked as a translator, novelist and film maker for long time. She was inspired by the obstacles faced by the women in Algeria so most of her novels were based on the empowerment of women. In earlier stages Djebar’s father worked as French teacher and Assia Djebar was studied under him. Then he goes for further studies and she was the only Islamic woman who was educated in France’s elite school of education.

From there she started her career as novelist to film maker. Till 1997 she wrote many women based novels. Later she slowly started directing films. She continued as a director till 2004. Then in the year of 2005 she was elected in the famous institution called France’s foremost literary institution. She is treated as a voice of reform across the Islam world for the improvement of women’s rights.

How Assia Djebar was honoured by the world of Islam?

Assia Djebar received many awards for her excellence. Here are the few of it;

  • In the year of 1985 she got Franco Arab friendship prize for LAmourla fantasia.
  • One of the prestigious awards called Neustadt international prize for literature. She got this prize in the year of 1996.
  • Followed by this she was awarded Marguerite yourcenar prize in the same year.
  • She also won a prize for peace which is simply called as “peace prize of the German book trade”.

Apart from these awards Google dedicated a doodle to Assia Djebar on her 81stbirthday for giving the best novels to the people. So try to read her novels whenever possible to know the power of women.