Banipal 48, Narrating Marrakech (2013)

 Front cover paintings by Farid Belkahia

Narrating Marrakech title

EDITORIAL
by Samuel Shimon

Karima NadirSeven Poems, translated by Robin Moger

Ezzat El Kamhawi – An excerpt from the novel The House of El-Deeb translated by Nancy Roberts

Mubarak WassatFive Poems, translated by Robin Moger

Duna Ghali – An excerpt from the novel Orbits of Loneliness, translated by Maia Tabet

Pius Alibek – A chapter from the novel Nomad Roots, translated from the Catalan by the author


NARRATING MARRAKECH

Marrakech: Open Secrets by Yassin Adnan and Saad Sarhan, introduced by Juan Goytisolo.
Translated by John Peate

Juan GoytisoloMarrakech at last yields to narration

Yassin Adnan and Saad SarhanMarrakech: Open Secrets

Rajae Benchemsi – An excerpt from the novel Marrakech: Light of Exile, translated by Charis Bredin

Abu Youssef Taha – Two short stories, translated by Mbarek Sryfi

Mahi Binebine – An excerpt from the novel The Lord will reward you, translated by Patrick Ray

Anis ArafaiThree Tales from Marrakech, translated by Ali Azeriah

Mohamed Nedali – An excerpt from the novel Prime Cuts, translated by André Naffis-Sahely

Taha Adnan From Brussels to Marrakech, translated by Robin Moger


LITERARY INFLUENCES

Mansoura Ez-Eldin – "Phantoms of One Thousand and One Nights"
Translated by William M Hutchins


BOOK REVIEWS

Susannah Tarbush Carnival by Rawi Hage

Paul Starkey The Lady from Tel Aviv by Raba'i al-Madhoun

Andrew C Long The World Through the Eyes of Angels and Ben Barka Lane by Mahmoud Saeed

Margaret Obank Sex and the Citadel by Shereen El Feki

Margaret Obank Delights from the Garden of Eden by Nawal Nasrallah


BOOKS IN BRIEF

  • LIBRARY OF ARABIC LITERATURE

Leg over Leg, Vols One and Two by Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq;
The Epistle of Forgiveness, Vol One,A Vision of Heaven and Hell by Abu l-Ala al-Ma'arri;
Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Vol One by Ibn al-Jawzi. 

  • FICTION 

Status Emo by Eslam Mosbah,
Flying Carpets by Hedy Habra;
Haneen by Miriam Day;
The Girl Who Fell to Earth: A Memoir by Sophia Al-Maria;
Gertrude by Hassan Najmi;
The Salmiya Collection: Stories of the Life and Times of Modern Kuwait by Craig Loomis;
The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco, recounted by Richard Hamilton. 

  • POETRY

Crossings by Habib Tengour;

 

  • EDINBURGH STUDIES IN MODERN ARABIC LITERATURE

Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora by Sirine Hout,
The Iraqi Novel: Key Writers, Key Texts by Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham,
The Arab Nahda: The Making of the Intellectual and Humanist Movement by Abdulrazzak Patel.  


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The translators in Banipal 48 are:

Pius Alibek, Ali Azeriah, Charis Bredin, William M Hutchins, Robin Moger, André Naffis-Sahely, John Peate, Patrick Ray, Nancy Roberts, Mbarek Sryfi, Maia Tabet.

The writers, artists, photographers and book reviewers are:
Farid Belkahia, Charis Bredin, Nick Grigg, Andrew C Long, Margaret Obank, Clare Roberts, Paul Starkey, Susannah Tarbush, Mona Zaki.

For information on all the translators, writers and book reviewers in Banipal 48 and for more on all other contributors, please go to:

www.banipal.co.uk/contributors/

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Banipal No. 48


Karima Nadir


Yassin Adnan


Mahi Binebine


Rajae Benchemsi


Mohamed Nedali


Anis Arafai


Mansoura Ez-Eldin


Ezzat el-Kamhawi


Pius Alibek










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