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Cinema Eden : essays from the Muslim Mediterranean

Author: Juan Goytisolo
Publisher: London : Eland, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No European writer knows the Islamic shores of the Mediterranean as intimately as Juan Goytisolo, who has lived and worked amongst Muslims for 30 years. In this series of essays Goytisolo celebrates a world where ritual matters and tradition is alive - where saints live, story-tellers weave their enchantments nightly and where honour and dignity preserve the importance of the individual. Like a window onto a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goytisolo, Juan.
Cinema Eden.
London : Eland, 2003
(OCoLC)647624227
Named Person: Juan Goytisolo; Juan Goytisolo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Goytisolo
ISBN: 1900209160 9781900209168
OCLC Number: 52784989
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 140 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Morocco : the oral patrimony of humanity --
Cinema Eden --
The poet buried at Larache --
The popular worship of saints in North Africa --
Turkey : Gaudí in Cappadocia --
The palimpeset city --
Strong like a Turk --
The whirling dervishes --
Egypt : the city of the dead.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Juan Goytisolo ; translated by Peter Bush.

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The outspoken, exiled Spanish novelist explores Morocco, Turkey, and Egypt.  Read more...

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