Posts Tagged ‘American University in Cairo’

Gamal Ghitany

Paying farewell to Gamal al-Ghitani

At a memorial to Gamal al-Ghitani last Tuesday, Humphrey Davies read the seventh chapter of one of the books of the author’s that he had translated himself: The Pyramid Texts (1994). Titled Luminosity, the chapter is about a flash of incandescent light, sighted near the pyramids, that brings the narrator an obscure ease. — Published […]