Yusuf Idris Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Short Story Criticism)

Arkhas layālī [The Cheapest Nights and Other Stories] 1954

Jumbūriyyat Farahāt [Farahat's Republic] 1956

A-Laysa kadhālik? [Is That So?] 1957

Al-Batal 1957

Hādithat sharaf 1958

Al-Harqām (novella) 1959

Qā'al-Madīna [City Dregs] (novella) 1959

Akher al-Dunya [The End of the World] 1961

Al-'Askarī al-aswad [The Black Soldier; also translated as The Black Policeman] 1962

Al-'Ayb [Sin; also translated as Shame] (novella) 1962

Lughat al-āy āy 1965

Qissat hubb [City of Love and Ashes] 1967

Al-Mukhattatīn [The Striped Ones] 1969

Al-Naddāha [The Siren] 1969

Al-Baydā' [The White Woman] 1970

Mashuq al-Hams [Ground Whispers] 1970

Al-Mu'allafāt al-kā milah 1971

Bayt min lahm [House of Flesh] 1971

In the Eye of the Beholder: Tales from Egyptian Life from the Writings of Idrīs 1978

Anā Sulṭān qānūn al-Wujūd [I am the Lord of the Law of Existence] 1980

New York 80 (novella) 1981

Uqtulhā [Kill Her] 1982

Rings from Burnished Brass 1984

Al-‘Atb ‘ala al-nazar [Vision at Fault] 1987

Abū al-Rijāl / A Leader of Men [translated by Saad Elkhadem] (novella) 1988

The Piper Dies and Other Stories 1992

Al-Lahza al-harija [The Critical Moment] (play) 1957

Al-Harām [The Sinners; also translated as Taboo] (novel) 1959

Al-Farāfīr [The Farfurs; also translated as The Little Birds] (play) 1964

Al-Mahzala al-ardiyya [The Terrestrial Comedy] (play) 1966

Bi-sarāhah ghayr nutlaqah (essays) 1968

Al-Jins al-thālith (play) 1971

Iktishāf qārrah (travel book) 1972

Al-Irada [Will Power] (essays) 1977