Al-Ahram Weekly Online
11 - 17 April 2002
Issue No.581
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On being an Alexandrian
Was Alexandria really cosmopolitan? And if it was, is it possible to speak of such a thing as an Alexandrian cosmopolitanism? Hala Halim asks these questions through Youssef Chahine's autobiographical trilogy
Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

A Faustian end-game
The Alternative Theatre Group in Alexandria metamorphose Goethe's Faust into an absurd drama. Nehad Selaiha watches the rituals

Nobel Laureate Peres?
Artists condemn Israel
Unwanted ambassador
Shocked and dismayed
Out with Zionism
The NGO contribution
Illustrating resistance

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