Video — 1 videodisc (49 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"Author of the acclaimed Cairo Trilogy, The Harafish, Arabian Nights and Days and many other novels and collections of short stories, Mahfouz weaves the threads of his life together with his view of society, his childhood, his discovery of literature (Egyptian and Western), the city of Cairo (which he left only three times in his life), Islamic fundamentalism, the evolution of Egypt, the role of women, and the future of civilization"--Container.
Video — 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Interview with the Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, supplemented by interviews with other Arab intellectuals, readings from the author's works, and glimpses of everyday life in Cairo, a city Mahfouz has left only three times in his life and the subject of much of his writing.