Mahmoud Tounsi - Work

Work

Tounsi's literary work, while varied (poems, short stories, articles and studies specialized in painting) is limited. However, according to the Dictionary of Tunisian Writers, his works were important on the Tunisian cultural scene. One of his most famous pieces of writing was Espace, a collection of short stories published in 1973 and which paved the way to the avant-garde movement.

Tounsi was one of the founders of the National Council for Freedoms, which led to the creation of the Tunisian League of Human Rights. He eventually established a painting career which eclipsed his written one in terms of success.

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