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    • Digitization as the Agent of Technological Revolution in Storage of and Access to Information 

      Houissa, Ali (Middle East Studies Asscoiation, 2000-01)
    • 'The Fall" (Translation of Adonis, 'al-Suqut') 

      Toorawa, Shawkat (2007)
      A translation of Adonis’ poem, 'al-Suqut'
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 1 (24 May 1964 to 27 March 1965) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1964)
      This file contains the first diary Waguih Ghali kept while living in Rheydt, West Germany between 24 May 1964 and 11 February 1965. During that time Ghali was employed by the British Army Royal Pay Corps. As a result, he ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 2 (13 April 1965 to 11 October 1965) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1965)
      For the duration of this diary notebook, running from 13 April 1965 to 11 October 1965, Waguih Ghali continues to reside in Rheydt, West Germany. He regularly complains in these pages about his life in Rhyedt and contemplates ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 3 (13 October 1965 - 8 September 1966) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1965)
      This file contains the third volume of Waguih Ghali’s diary begun in Rheydt, West Germany, on 13 October 1965. Ghali describes suffering from severe depression in the closing months of 1965, and contemplates suicide. He ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 4 (26 September 1966 to 25 April 1967) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1966)
      This file contains the fourth diary notebook, composed while Waguih Ghali was living in London as a guest in the home of Diana Athill between 26 September 1966 to 25 April 1967. Ghali starts this diary during a trip to ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 5 (11 May 1967 - 3 January 1968) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1967)
      This file contains Waguih Ghali’s fifth dairy notebook. It was composed while he resided in London between 11 May 1967 and 3 January 1968. Ghali’s attentions turn toward Middle East politics following the Arab-Israeli war ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 6 (29 January 1968 - 26 December 1968) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1968)
      This file contains the sixth and final diary notebook composed by Waguih Ghali, beginning on 29 January 1968. The transcript of his BBC radio broadcast about his visit to Israel is published in The Listener in January 1968. ...
    • Ghali Unfinished Manuscript “Ashl A” 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969
      This file contains a fragment of a manuscript left unfinished at the time of Ghali’s death. The fragment is undated. It contains four pages of typescript and 37 handwritten pages. Set in an unidentified West German city ...
    • Ghali Unfinsihed Manuscript “Ashl B” 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969
      Like “Ashl A,” this file contains a fragment of a manuscript left unfinished at the time of Ghali’s death. The file contains 34 handwritten pages and includes an editing note dating from October 1967. This fragment portrays ...
    • 'The Inimitable Rose’, being Qur’anic saj‘ from Surat al-Duhâ to Surat al-Nâs (Q. 93–114) in English rhyming prose 

      Toorawa, Shawkat (2006)
      An attempt to apply the principles of saj' (rhyming, rhythmic prose) to English translations of the last 22 suras of the Qur'an.
    • Khidr: The History of an Ubiquitous Master 

      Toorawa, Shawkat (1996)
      An essay on the history of the character (Khidr) who appears in ch. 18 of the Qur'an
    • Letter 01 to Diana Athill 

      Roth, Philip (1963-08-18)
      Philip Roth is giving information to Diana to pass on to Ghali, primarily the contact information for a Paul Engle, director of the Writers Workshop at the State University of Iowa. Roth thinks Ghali should get in touch ...
    • Letter 02 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-09-28)
      Ghali talks to Diana about her possible marriage to a friend, Suzie's widower. Ghali implores her to not rush into a decision and to not forget how much she, as a person, is actually worth. He also explains how his time ...
    • Letter 03 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali seems to be in good spirits due to great weather and a new job in Scotland. He is going to start working for the British Army as a typist/translator. He plans to work there for a while, but does not want to go to ...
    • Letter 04 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-10-10)
      Ghali tells Diana that he has been thinking of her since the next day is N.S. day and Diana must be in a state. He goes on to talk to her about a short story she wrote him. He says it is too refined for his liking, but ...
    • Letter 05 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-10-23)
      Ghali is so excited to have read positive reviews in the paper for Diana's book. He then goes into details about the hierarchy of officers he spoke with when he tried to get his job at the British army base back. He often ...
    • Letter 06 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali writes this half on typewriter and half handwritten, because he had to pause his writing to finish some work. He concludes a previous conversation the two had on 'pangs' versus 'love' and agrees that Diana's views ...
    • Letter 07 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
    • Letter 08 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali speaks to Diana about the recent string of short stories she has written and praises them for their technical skill, but critiques Diana for writing too efficiently like an artisan. He insists that she should write ...