ISBN 9789954494035
Pages 168
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Published 2007
Publisher Senso Unico Editions, Morocco
Format Paperback

Dernier the a Marrakech

by Toni Maraini

Toni Maraini recounts her life in Morocco, her reflections on the country traditions and her meetings with the most remarkable Moroccan artists and intellectuals between 1960 and 1980. This major work pays beautiful and insightful tribute to the country, written in a brilliant and poetic way.  Married to the artist painter Melehi, she is deeply bound to Morocco. The book was first published by Edizioni Lavoro in Rome in the original Italian as Ultimo tè a Marrakesh.

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About the Author

Toni Maraini

Toni Maraini (Antonella Maraini), is an art historian, a writer and a poet. She lived in Morocco  from 1964 to 1987 where she taught at the école des Beaux Arts and at the Institut de communication audiovisuelle in Casablanca, as well as at the University of Rabat. In Morocco she took part in cultural initiatives, undertook important research and published many articles and essays. In Rome she has directed the Moravia Foundation, translated several writers and poets and published countless articles, reviews, essays,and several books, including: écrits sur l’Art; Une Collection, une mémoire; Anno 1424; Ultimo tè a Marrakeshe nuovi racconti; Imago; Diario di Viaggio in America; Ricordi d’arte e prigionia; Fuga dall’Impero; Lettera da Benares; Poemad’Oriente; and Le porte del Vento.