Nur Elmessiri


Nur Elmessiri, assistant professor of comparative literature at the American University in Cairo, is coeditor of A Land of Stone and Thyme: An Anthology of Palestinian Short Stories, (London: Quartet, 1996).

Articles by this Author
Youssef Chahine's "Cairo"

An unemployed young man wanders into a mosque where an Islamist is calling for jihad against those who falsely claim to be Muslim. The “fundamentalist” quotes the Qur’an: “For he who lives not by my law is but an infidel...