Issue No. 49

Contents

Essays & Features

 

2. On Critics of Lebanon 's IndependenceUprising

by Elie Chalala

 

4. The Other Prison

by Mohammad Ali Atassi

 

12. Disoriented Lebanon

by Carole Corm

 

17. Marxist, Rationalist, Orientalist: Remembering the Many Facets of Maxime Rodinson

by Brigitte Caland

 

20. Charles Malik: Intellectual Legacy Marred by Parochial Lebanese Politics

by Iskandar Mansour

 

24. From Harem to Civil Society: The Journey ofFatima Mernissi

by Yassin Adnan

 

26. Devastation of History: Looting ThreatensIraq 's Ancient Sites

by Judith Gabriel

 

29. The Knight who Came Home to be Slain

by Pierre Abisaab

 

Interviews

9. Words Behind Bars: Syrian Poet Faraj Bairqadar Speaks after 14 Years of Detention

by Mohammad Ali Atassi

 

13. Riadh al-Turk: In and Out of Syrian Prison

by Mohammad Ali Atassi

 

28. Beyond Morocco 's Literary Divide: Interview with Leila Abouzeid

by Pamela Nice

 

46. Saad Chrabi: L'amourreur du cinema

by Pamela Nice

Films

 

30. Lebanese United by Voice of Fairuz

by Brigitte Caland

 

31. 'Return to Kandahar ,' a Personal Journey of Memory

by Sara Hahn

 

32. New Documentaries Examine Consequences of 'War on Terror'

by Lynne Rogers

 

Music


48. Iraqi Traditional Music Revisited in a War Era

Al Jadid Staff Writers

 

49. New Um Kulthoum Biography Searches Behind the Legend

by Beige Luciano-Adams

Books

34. A Search for Identity in Foreign Lands

by Sara Hahn

 

36. Sharp Analysis, Unanswered Questions

by Paul Sullivan

 

37. A Vision of Arab- American Underworld in 'Souls'

by Shakir Mustafa

 

38. New Arab American Anthology: Antidote to Cultural Ignorance

by Judith Gabriel

 

40. The Paradox of Religious Democracy

by Faisal Tbeileh

 

42. Etel Adnan's New Language: Poems that Rewrite Masculine Discourse

by Rim Zahra and Razzan Zahra

43. When the Personal and Political Meet

by Greta Anderson

 

43. Tears in the Holy Land Voices from Israel and Palestine

by Lynne Rogers

 

44. A Moroccan Cinema of Proximity

by Pamela Nice

 

Poems

8. The Illusion of Place

by Moayed Al-Rawi

 

Cover Artist

 

50. Salah Saouli

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