Al-Ahram Weekly Online   31 August - 6 September 2006
Issue No. 810
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Passion and the word
With the passing of Naguib Mahfouz (b. 1911), who died yesterday following almost two months of ill-health, Egypt has lost a towering figure in the world of literature...
An exemplary humanist
By Mohamed Salmawy
A translational friendship
By Denys Johnson-Davies
Dunya Naguib Mahfouz
By Céza Kassem
A master and his mantle
Al-Ahram Weekly canvasses the thoughts of writers, critics and filmmakers on the influence of Naguib Mahfouz on the Arabic novel, and on their own work
Mahfouz on Mahfouz
Translated by Hala Halim
Special pages edited by Hala Halim

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