WorldCat Identities

بكر، سلوى

Overview
Works: 69 works in 203 publications in 4 languages and 1,767 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PJ7816.A466, 892.736
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by بكر، سلوى
The golden chariot by Salwá Bakr( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From her cell in a women's prison, Aziza decides to create a golden chariot to take her to heaven, where her wishes and dreams can be fulfilled. As she muses on who to take with her, she tells the life stories of her fellow prisoners and decides in her heart which ones deserve a free ride to paradise. Aziza's cruelly frank comments about her friends and their various crimes-including murder, theft, and drug-dealing-weave these tales together into a contemporary Arabian Nights. Salwa Bakr takes a wry and cynical look at how women from widely differing backgrounds, some innocent and some guilty, come together in a single prison ward. Salwa Bakr's writing depicts life at the grassroots of Egypt's culture, admiring its resilience in the face of poverty and inequality. With a strong distrust of imported kitsch, western consumerism is contrasted with the indigenous culture. In The Golden Chariot, Salwa Bakr opens a magical door, through which we are able to see the injustices of a society in transition. Beyond these stories of crime, we glimpse the yearning and longing for a better life, and the problems of not being able to realize these dreams by honest means."--Publisher's description
The man from Bashmour by Salwá Bakr( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Egypt in the ninth century AD: an Arab, Muslim ruling class governs a country of mostly Coptic-speaking Christians. After an exorbitant land tax imposed by the caliph's governors sparks a peasant revolt, Bedeir is dispatched to the marshlands of the Nile Delta as an escort for a church-appointed emissary whose mission is to persuade the rebels to lay down their arms. But he is soon caught up in a swirl of events and concerns that alter the course of his life irrevocably, setting him on a path he could never have foreseen. The events that befall him and the insights he gains from them bring about a gradual but inexorable personal transformation, through which his eyes are opened to the fundamental commonalities - practical, spiritual, and existential - that bind Muslims and Copts, and he emerges as an emissary of a new sort."--Jacket
Such a beautiful voice is Sayeda's ; and, Karima's city : two one-act plays by Yussef El Guindi( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
al-Bashmūrī : (riwāyah riwāyāt) by Salwá Bakr( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arabic novel
Waṣf al-bulbul by Salwá Bakr( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman. En enke trodser alle samfundsnormer og forelsker sig i en ung mand på alder med hendes egen søn
Maqām ʻAṭīyah : riwāyah wa-qiṣaṣ qaṣīrah by Salwá Bakr( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fire noveller af en palæstinensisk forfatter
al-ʻArabah al-dhahabīyah lā taṣʻad ilá al-samāʼ : riwāyah by Salwá Bakr( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kvinden Aziza er blevet idømt livsvarigt fængsel for at have dræbt sin stedfar. Romanen giver et indblik i hendes minder om sit tidligere liv og den barske virkelighed i fængslet
Such a beautiful voice by Salwá Bakr( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Layl wa-nahār by Salwá Bakr( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel by a woman author
Kūkū sūdān kibāshī : riwāyah by Salwá Bakr( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel
Arānib, wa-qiṣaṣ ukhrá by Salwá Bakr( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in Arabic and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noveller. Den største handler om en familiefar, der i et forsøg på at klare dagen og vejen, giver sig til at opdrætte kaniner i familiens lejlighed
Shuʻūr al-aslāf : [qiṣaṣ] by Salwá Bakr( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in Arabic and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories
ʻAjīn al-fallāḥah : qiṣaṣ qaṣīrah by Salwá Bakr( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in Arabic and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Īqāʻāt mutaʻākisah : qiṣaṣ by Salwá Bakr( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in Arabic and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die einzige Blume im Sumpf Geschichten aus Ägypten by Salwá Bakr( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In den vorliegenden Geschichten schildert Salwa Bakr das Leben der kleinen Leute in Kairo
Admātyūs al-Almāsī : riwāyah by Salwá Bakr( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Arabic and French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel
Zīnāt fī janāzat al-Raʼīs by Salwá Bakr( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in Arabic and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Des histoires dures à avaler by Salwá Bakr( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in Arabic and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quatorze nouvelles saluées par la presse égyptienne lors de leur parution en 1992, et par le public qui se reconnaît dans ces personnages, vrais acteurs de la vie quotidienne, porte-parole d'une majorité silencieuse de l'Egypte d'aujourd'hui, écrasée d'un côté par le poids des traditions et de l'autre par le projet de se moderniser sans pour autant s'occidentaliser
Atijas Schrein : Roman aus Ägypten by Salwá Bakr( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Ägypten ; Frau - Islam
Sawāqī al-waqt by Salwá Bakr( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in Arabic and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel
 
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Alternative Names
Bakr, Salwā
Bakr, Salwa 1949-
Salwá Bakr.
Salwā Bakr 1949-...
بكر، سلو
‮بكر، سلوى.
بكر سلوى 1949-....
سلوى بكر
صلوى بكر
Languages
Arabic (103)
English (32)
German (6)
French (5)
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