Item #408583 Alexandria : city of memory / Michael Haag. Michael Von Haag.

Alexandria : city of memory / Michael Haag

2004, 1st edition. New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press. Very good cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-dulled dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Item #408583
ISBN: 0300104154

Physical description; xiv, 368 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-354) and index. Contents; The capital of memory -- 1. A tram with a view -- 2. Alexandria from the inside -- 3. If love is eternal -- 4. High society: a history and a guide -- 5. Mixed doubles as usual -- 6. Personal landscape -- 7. Mirrors -- 8. Prospero's tower -- 9. The unburied city -- A passage from Alexandria. Subjects; Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan) 1879-1970. Cavafy, Constantine 1863-1933. Durrell, Lawrence 1912-1990. Alexandria (Egypt) History 20th century. Alexandria (Egypt) Social life and customs. Alexandria (Egypt) Intellectual life.

Price: €48.00

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