Banipal 12 - Autumn 2001


EDITORIAL – A Call from the House of Poetry in Morocco

Sargon Boulus: Poems

with Elias Khoury by Sonja Mejcher

Saadi Youssef: Poem
Inaya Jaber: Poems
Bensalim Himmich: Excerpt from the novel Power Crazy
Ghassan Zaktan: Poems


Mohammed Zefzaf (1945 – 2001)
Tribute by Mohammed Bennis
Two short stories Men and Mules and Ward 36

Mouayed al-Rawi: Poems
Mohja Kahf: Poems
Rashad Abu Shawar: Excerpt from a memoir of return
Kadhim Jihad: Poems

Mohammed Mustagab: Two short stories The Exit and Hulagu
with Profile by Mona Zaki

Issa J Boullata: A short story Vanity
Fadhil al-Azzawi: Poems from a UFO Window selections
Mohammed Bennis: From the epic poem Desert on the Brink of Light
Samuel Shimon: Text “You are a film, my son!” Photos Matthias Munsch

Margaret Obank The Adam of Two Edens Selected poems of Mahmoud Darwish
Samir El-Youssef The Open Door by Latifa al-Zayyat
Lorraine Pounds Only in London by Hanan al-Shaykh
Margaret Obank Here There was Once a Country Poems by Vénus Khoury-Gata
Margaret Obank Poèsie 1 – “La Poèsie Arabe Contemporaine”
Edward Mower The Long Way Back by Fuad al-Takarli
Samuel Shimon L’Oeuf d’Autriche by Raouf Moussad-Basta
Margaret Obank Classic Palestinian Cookery by Christiane Dabdoub Nasser
Geoffrey Nash Coloured Lights by Leila Aboulela