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Title The literary life of Cairo : one hundred years in the heart of the city / edited and introduced by Samia Mehrez

Publ Info Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  DT146 .L58 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCE Main Collection  DT144 .L572 2011    AVAILABLE
 RIC  DT146 .L58 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DT146 .L58 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 433 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-[430]) and index
Contents Introduction : Cairo, mother of cities, again and again -- Birds of passage / Robert Solé -- And Cairo burned / Ahamd Hussein -- Walking through fire / Nawal El Saadawi -- In the eye of the sun / Ahdaf Soueif -- Broken soul / Mohamed Mansi Qandil -- Homage to a belly dancer / Edward Said -- Heads ripe for plucking / Mahmoud Al-Wardani -- Broken soul / Mohamed Mansi Qandil -- The day the leader was killed / Naguib Mahfouz -- The map of love / Ahdaf Soueif -- The assassination of the big man / Ibrahim Issa -- I am free / Ihsan Abdel Quddus -- A girl from Shubra / Fathy Ghanem -- Pyramids road / Midhat Gazalé -- Zamalek / Chafika Hamamsy -- Apricots on the Nile / Colette Rossant -- Birds of passage / Robert Solé -- Mme Zitta Mendès, a last image / Alaa Al Aswany -- The Cairo house / Samia Serageldin -- Like a summer never to be repeated / Mohamed Berrada -- The apartment of freedom / Ghazi Abdel Rahman al-Qusaybi -- Heads ripe for plucking / Mahmoud Al-Wardani -- Saint Theresa / Bahaa Abdelmegid -- The law of inheritance / Yasser Abdel Latif -- The Yacoubian building / Alaa Al Aswany -- Thieves in retirement / Hamdi Abu Golayyel -- Palace walk / Naguib Mahfouz -- In the house of Muhammad Ali / Hassan Hassan -- The days / Taha Hussein -- Out of Egypt / Ihab Hassan -- A border passage / Leila Ahmed -- Pyramids road / Midhat Gazalé -- Colored rbbons from my life / Laila Osayran -- Out of place / Edward Said -- I am free / Ihsan Abdel Quddus -- Like a summer never to be repeated / Mohamed Berrada -- The blue aubergine / Miral al-Tahawy -- Taxi / Khaled Al Khamissi -- Palace walk / Naguib Mahfouz -- Harem years / Huda Shaarawi -- The open door / Latifa al-Zayyat -- And Cairo burned / Ahmad Hussein -- Poor / Idris Ali -- Birds of passage / Robert Solé -- The novelists / Ghaleb Halasa -- The search : personal papers / Latifa al-Zayyat -- A certain woman / Hala El Badry -- Heads ripe for plucking / Mahmoud Al-Wardani -- Wark rock / Radwa Ashour -- The heron / Ibrahim Aslan -- Zeenat marches in the president's funeral / Salwa Bakr -- Three suitcases for departure / Mona Prince -- The Yacoubian building / Alaa Al Aswany -- The Yacoubian building / Alaa Al Aswany -- Checkpoints / Mourid Barghouti -- Taxi / Khaled Al Khamissi -- The eye with an iron lid / Sharif Hatatah -- The ostrich egg / Raouf Musad -- The smell of it / Sonallah Ibrahim -- Memoirs from the women's prison / Nawal El Saadawi -- Secret pleasures / Hamdi el-Gazzar -- The return of the spirit / Tawfiq al-Hakim -- Midaq Alley / Naguib Mahfouz -- Palace walk / Naguib Mahfouz -- The man who lost his shadow / Fathy Ghanem -- The siren / Yusuf Idris -- Like a summer never to be repeated / Mohamed Berrada -- Zaat / Sonallah Ibrahim -- Frequent stops / Mohamed Salah al-Azab -- In the eye of the sun / Ahdaf Soueif -- The golden chariot / Salwa Bakr -- Taxi / Khaled Al Khamissi -- Barbed silk / Amira Abou-Taleb -- I want to get married / Ghada Abdel Al -- Midaq Alley / Naguib Mahfouz -- Five unread papers / Maguid Tobia -- The story of the Upper Egyptian / Yahya Taher Abdullah -- A dog with no tail / Hamdi Abu Golayyel -- Zeenat marches in the president's funeral / Salwa Bakr -- Cairo swan song / Mekkawi Said -- Farewell, Heaven / Hamid Abdel Samad -- Poor / Idris Ali -- An interval for bewilderment / Mohamed al-Fakharani -- Kyrie Eleison / Hani Abdel Mourid -- Adrift on the Nile / Naguib Mahfouz -- Did you have to turn on the light, Lili? / Yusuf Idris -- Saqqara grief / Ismail Wali al-Din -- Proud beggars / Albert Cossery -- Down to the sea / Gamil Atia Ibrahim -- The Hashish waiter / Khairy Shalaby -- In celebration of life / Yasser Abdel Hafez -- A dog with no tail / Hamdi Abu Golayyel -- Ithaka / Raouf Musad -- A tale with moral / Yahya Taher Abdullah -- Sleeping with strangers / Bahaa Abdelmegid -- An interval for bewilderment / Mohamed al-Fakharani -- A 1/4 gram / Essam Youssef -- Cairo treason / Sherine Aboul Naga -- Cairo from edge to edge / Sonallah Ibrahim --
LC subject Cairo (Egypt) -- Social life and customs
Cairo (Egypt) -- In literature
Egypt -- In literature
Add Author Mehrez, Samia
ISBN 9789774163906
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