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Urban space in contemporary Egyptian literature

Mara Naaman

Urban space in contemporary Egyptian literature

portraits of Cairo

by Mara Naaman

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General,
  • National characteristics, Egyptian, in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Cities and towns in literature,
  • Public spaces in literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / African,
  • Egyptian literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Middle Eastern

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-214) and index.

    StatementMara Naaman
    SeriesLiteratures and cultures of the Islamic world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ1488 .N33 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032402M
    ISBN 109780230108653
    LC Control Number2011002892

      Modern Egyptian literature In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Arab world experienced al-Nahda, a Renaissance- esque movement which touched nearly all areas of life, including literature. One of the most important figures from this time was Naguib Mahfouz, the first Egyptian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Mansoura in , Ahmed Nagi is an Egyptian blogger, journalist, and novelist. Besides his various articles and blogs, Nagi is a journalist for a magazine named Akhbar Al-adab which translates to “Literature News” in has also published three books – Rogers (published in Egypt in and in Italy in ), art criticism book Seven Lessons Learned from Ahmed Makky.

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A close reading of Mūsīqā l-mūl by Maḥmūd al-Wardānī and An takūna ʿAbbās al-ʿAbd, by Aḥmad al-ʿĀydī shows that the function of intertextuality in those narratives is central to understand this representation, as well as the sense of alienation or belonging to the contemporary urban space it. Urban Space in Contemporary Egyptian Literature book addresses the production of urban space in the modern Egyptian lit erary imagination and offers the reader an erudite and engaging analysis of four acclaimed novels that all take Cairo's downtown as their main set ting.

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