TOPIC Naguib Mahfouz
Changing art forms, from page to screen: Women in 3 post-independence films
Ismail Fayed | These films see much-needed change as having to take place over the bodies of women
Naguib Mahfouz, the man we all wronged
Mohamed Rabie | The state just announced its secret view of "Egypt's fourth pyramid."
Afrah al-Qobba: A spectacle of disappointment
Yasmine Zohdi | By sexing up a Naguib Mahfouz novel, the makers of this Ramadan's "Afrah al-Qobba" distort its evocative
Crash course in Egyptian cinema: Cinematology episode 2
Episode 2 explores the visual motifs in Kamal al-Sheikh's The Thief and the Dogs (1962), which is adapted
As it was seen: Looking back at filmic representations of 1967
Ismail Fayed | Never answered, the questions raised by these three post-defeat films came up again urgently in January
Sex in Arab cinema
Raseef22 | In 1929, the Ministry of Interior banned Wedad Orfi’s Masat al-Hayah (The Tragedy of Life). The
Egypt’s cinematic gems: I am Free
Rowan El Shimi | Based on Ihsan Abdel Quddous's 1952 novel, I Am Free was ahead of its time
The Arabist, part 2
Hadil Ghoneim | Part 1 of this interview, on Naguib Mahfouz’s Midaq Alley and translation, is here.
The Arabist, part 1
Hadil Ghoneim | Despite taking a pro-Palestinian position in the struggle against Israeli Zionism, LeGassick’s outspoken
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