Al-Ahram Weekly Online   8 - 14 March 2012
Issue No. 1088
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

From the quatre-vingt-treize
Gilles Kepel, Quatre-vingt-treize, Paris: Gallimard, 2011. Pp. 322
Tagore in Islamic Cairo
AT THE 17TH-CENTURY Beit El-Set Wasila in Al-Azhar, writes Nevine El-Aref, poets, scholars and intellectuals gathered on Saturday night to celebrate the Rabindranath Tagore's 150th anniversary, honouring India's best-known poet, philosopher, artist, playwright, composer and novelist of the late 19th and early 20th century...
Art of the expedient
Gamal Nkrumah recalls a recent photographic pronouncement of the aesthetic paradoxes of Africa

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