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Basrayatha: Portrait of a City

A Modern Arabic Novel (Modern Arabic Literature)

by Mohammed Khudayyir

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Published by American University in Cairo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Travel writing,
  • Literary,
  • Literature & Fiction / Literature,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam M. Hutchins (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191133M
    ISBN 109774160649
    ISBN 109789774160646
    OCLC/WorldCa148667850

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Basrayatha is a literary tribute by author Muhammad Khudayyir to the city of his birth, Basra, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway in southern Iraq. Just Basrayatha: Portrait of a City book a city’s inhabitants differ from outsiders through their knowledge of its streets and stories, so Khudayyir distinguishes between the real city of Basra and the imagined city he created through stories, experiences, and : Muhammad Khudayyir.

Basrayatha is a literary tribute by author Mohammed Khudayyir to the city of his birth, Basra, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway in southern Iraq. Just as a city's inhabitants differ from outsiders through their knowledge of its streets as well as its stories, so Khudayyir distinguishes between the real city of Basra and Basrayatha, the imagined city he has created through stories, experiences Brand: The American University in Cairo Press.

Above all, however, the book illuminates the role of the storyteller in creating the cities we inhabit. Evoking the literary modernism of authors like Calvino and Borges, and tinged with nostalgia for a city now disappeared, Basrayatha is a masterful tribute to the power of memory and : Hardcover.

Basrayatha is a literary tribute by author Mohammed Khudayyir to the city of his birth, Basra, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway in southern Iraq. Just as a city’s inhabitants differ from outsiders through their knowledge of its streets as well as its stories, so Khudayyir distinguishes between the real city of Basra and Basrayatha, the imagined.

Get this from a library. Basrayatha: portrait of a city. [Muḥammad Khuḍayr; William M Hutchins] -- Basrayatha is a literary tribute by author Mohammed Khudayyir to the city of his birth, Basra, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway in southern Iraq. Just as a city's inhabitants differ from outsiders.

Basrayatha: The Story of a City by Muhammad Khudayr; Muhammad Khudayyir and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Basrayatha Portrait of a City so Khudayyir distinguishes between the real city of Basra and Basrayatha, the imagined city he has created through stories, experiences, and folklore.

By turns a memoir, a travelogue, a love letter, and a meditation, Basrayatha summons up images of a city long gone. Above all, however, the book illuminates.

The complete review's Review. Basrayatha is an homage to the author's hometown of Basra (Iraq). The cover of the AUC Press edition calls it both a Portrait of a City as well as -- in a bit more of a stretch -- 'A Modern Arabic Novel'. It is a mix of fact and fiction -- though the fiction part of it is less invention than what one might consider flights of the imagination (coupled with, or.

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Basrayatha is a literary tribute by author Mohammed Khudayyir to the city of his birth, Basra, on the Shatt al-Arab wate Brand: The American University in Cairo Press.

Basrayatha is a literary tribute by author Mohammed Khudayyir to the city of his birth, Basra, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway in southern Iraq. Just as a city's inhabitants differ from outsiders through their knowledge of its streets as well as its stories, so Khudayyir distinguishes between the real city of Basra and Basrayatha, the imagined.

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Basrayatha: Portrait of a City, Muhammad Khudayyir, Verso Khudayyir’s Basrayatha will probably never be made into a Hollywood film, although his time-lapse views on the city of his birth–Basra–offer a unique vision on both this city in southern Iraq and on the nature of cities. Portrait Mohamed Sale.

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His translations of Arabic novels include Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street, and Cairo Modern by Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz (Anchor Books), Basrayatha: Portrait of a Cityby Muhammad Khudayyir (Verso, ); three novels by Iraqi poet and novelist Fadhil al-Azzawi: The Last of the Angels (The Free Press, ) and Cell Block 5.

“Azazeel is an enthralling book,” the judges say. “The author, and translator, have evoked, and re-evoked, a time, a region, and people that come alive on the page despite our distance from.

His translations of Arabic novels include Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street, and Cairo Modern by Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz (Anchor Books); Basrayatha: Portrait of a City by Muhammad Khudayyir (Verso, ); The Last of the Angels (Free Press, ), Cell Block 5 (Arabia Books, ) and The Traveler and the Innkeeper (AUC Press.

A wide-ranging book that provides an explanation for both the rise of Islamic fundamentalism and new forms of Western colonialism. The Occupation: War and Resistance in Iraq — Patrick Cockburn A compelling portrait of a ravaged country, and the appalling consequences of imperial arrogance.

Bush in Babylon: The Recolonisation of Iraq — Tariq Ali.• Basrayatha: Portrait of a City, by Mohammed Khudayyir, trans.

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