Muhammad al-Muwaylihi (Author) Muḥammad al-Muwayliḥī (1274-1348/1858-1930) was an Egyptian writer and political journalist, a career that he shared with his prominent father, Ibrāhīm al-Muwayliḥī, with whom he also published the reputable and incisive newspaper
Miṣbāḥ al-Sharq (
Light of the East). Other notable works include
Critique of Shawqī’s Collected Poems and
Cure for the Soul.
Maria Golia (Foreword by) Maria Golia is a Cairo-based journalist and the author of
Cairo: City of Sand and Photography and Egypt.
Roger Allen (Translator) Roger Allen retired in 2011 from his position as the Sascha Jane Patterson Harvie Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served for forty-three years as Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature. He is the author and translator of numerous publications on Arabic literature, modern fiction and drama, and language pedagogy.