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Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/13/2023 12:08:17 AM
Mediaeval monks and medics are the subjects of two welcome new additions to New York University’s Library of Arabic Literature, writes David Tresilian

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
10/24/2023 9:41:59 PM
To mark 50 years since the death of Taha Hussein, the acknowledged Dean of Arabic Literature, Sayed Mahmoud spoke with Hussam R. Ahmed, the author of the groundbreaking 2011 book The Last Nahdawi, to be published in Arabic with Abu Dhabi’s Kalima initiative early next year

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
1/3/2023 10:05:12 PM
Late translator Humphrey Davies and Dutch scholar Marcel Kurpershoek have supplied new additions to NYU’s Library of Arabic Literature, underlining the scope of this important series, writes David Tresilian

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/14/2022 2:53:00 PM
Why has the climate and the issue of climate change often taken a backseat in Arabic literature.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
4/18/2022 12:08:00 PM
The winner of this year’s Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation was announced in London in January in another bumper year for Arabic literature abroad.

Books - News
12/31/2021 1:19:13 PM
Renowned Arabic literature professor and former Egypt Minister of Culture Gaber Asfour passed away on Friday at the age of 77.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Art
9/9/2021 4:12:00 PM
In his latest body of work Tales of Scheherazade, Klay Kassem is deeply inspired by the masterpiece of Arabic literature One Thousand and One Nights

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
1/29/2021 12:12:00 PM
Two intriguing new volumes have been added to the Library of Arabic Literature of classical Arabic literary works in English translation

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/20/2020 6:16:54 PM
Personal experience leaves Youssef Rakha feeling old

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
4/14/2020 3:39:09 PM
The Library of Arabic Literature has been making more of its English translations of Arabic literature available in paperback editions

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/29/2019 11:59:22 AM
At the end of the decade, Youssef Rakha indulges his Arabic-literature ego

Books -
12/17/2019 5:19:07 PM
The longlist includes 13 male and three female authors from nine countries, ranging in age from 34 to 75

Books -
11/7/2019 7:44:00 PM
The prize, founded in 2013, is awarded by the Institute of the Arab World in Paris and the Jean-Luc Lagardère foundation

Books -
9/16/2018 11:47:33 AM
The City Always wins was published in 2017 in English and is set during the 25 January revolution

Books -
5/23/2017 5:17:41 PM
This piece, originally published in 2012, takes a glimpse into his life as one of the greatest to ever work in the field of Arabic literature

Books -
3/16/2017 9:32:03 PM

Books -
3/19/2016 12:03:19 PM
The lecture is organised by the American University in Cairo and Bayard Dodge Foundation

Books -
12/8/2015 10:24:21 AM
El-Kharrat is considered one of the founders of the modern Arabic novel and short story as well as a pioneer of Arabic literature. He was also a prominent critic and translator

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
6/17/2014 12:49:02 PM
Renowned critic and Arabic literature professor Gaber Asfour, Egypt's new minister of culture, and PM Ibrahim Mahlab agree on vision to prioritise Egypt's cultural structure

Books -
4/29/2014 6:53:54 PM
One of the top prizes in Arabic literature goes to Iraqi writer for his novel Frankenstein in Baghdad