Binnuna, Khanatta (1940–)

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Binnuna, Khanatta (1940–)

Moroccan novelist and short-story writer. Born 1940 in Morocco.

Active in politics and women's rights campaigns; short stories often deal with silencing of women in Arab culture, but also focus on plight of Arabs in general; works include Down With Silence (1967), Fire and Choice (1971), The Storm (1979), Anger and Tomorrow (1981) and Articulate Silence (1987).