“Beirut Through the Years” is a series of articles and videos that was started years ago without really having a name. The idea is rather simple: I’m collecting what people have said or written about Beirut, in Arabic, English and French, and prioritising works I find particularly interesting. It doesn’t necessarily imply that I agree with what is said or written.
They are ordered chronologically.
If you’ve got suggestions of works that can be added to the list, please send me an email!
1985. “The Fall of Beirut” – Edward Said, Palestinian-American writer
1992. “Suspended Dreams” – Rafiq Ali Ahmad, Lebanese playwright (video)