Photos & Archives: Companions to Jabra Ibrahim Jabra’s ‘Cry in a Long Night’

Photo taken sometime between 1938 and 1942. Photos & Archives: Companions to Jabra Ibrahim Jabra’s ‘Cry in a Long Night’ May 30, 2022May 18, 2022 by mlynxqualey In celebration of the publication of Jabra Ibrahim Jabra’s (1919-1994) Cry in a Long Night: And Four Stories in English translation, translator William Tamplin talked with ArabLit about the potential “fool’s errand” of translating a novel that was written originally in English, what might have happened to the English first draft, and what drew him to the book. From the George Kiraz archive. Credit: William Tamplin. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading… From Wikipedia. Aerial shot of the house of the Mufti/ Antoniuses in 1933. Credit: William Tamplin. In 2020, with the new housing on the right. From Wikipedia. The Zion Cinema in the 1940s. Zion Square in the 1940s. The house of the mufti in 2018. A photo of Jabra from his Rockefeller fellowship application (1952), around the time he began translating   Cry in a Long Night   into Arabic. Tamplin also collected a few photos from Jabra’s archives, from 1940s Jerusalem, and from his own visit to Jerusalem to map the book’s environs. From Wikipedia. Jabra (#11) with friends Malak Tannourji (#9) and Anton Kiraz (#10).

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