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Naguib Mahfouz : from regional fame to global recognition

Author: Michael Beard; Adnan Haydar
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1993.
Series: Mohamed El-Hindi series on Arab culture and Islamic civilization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Scholars of Arabic language and literature show how renowned Egyptian fiction writer Mahfouz's work transcends its setting in the ancient alleys of Cairo and speaks to all people in all cultures. The collection of essays originated in a symposium at the U. of Massachusetts recognizing Mahfouz's receipt of the 1988 Nobel Prize for literature.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Naguib Mahfouz.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624428754
Named Person: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ; Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Beard; Adnan Haydar
ISBN: 0815625677 9780815625674
OCLC Number: 25409319
Description: xiii, 208 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mapping the world of Naguib Mahfouz / Adnan Haydar and Michael Beard --
The Arab laureate and the road to nobel / Salma Khadra Jayyusi --
Naguib Mahfouz and the Nobel Prize / Sarah Lawall --
Naguib Mahfouz and the Arabic novel / Roger Allen --
From "Naguib Mahfouz remembers" / Gamal Al-Ghitani --
Place and time in Mahfouz's al-Qahira / Caroline Williams --
Respected sir / Samia Mehrez --
Existential themes in a traditional Cairo setting / Mona N. Mikhail --The Mahfouzian sublime / Michael Beard --
Men contructed in the mirror of prostitioin / Miriam Cooke --
Mahfouz's dreams / Fedwa Malti-Douglas --
From "Naguib Mahfouz's critics" / Gaber Asfour.
Series Title: Mohamed El-Hindi series on Arab culture and Islamic civilization.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Beard and Adnan Haydar.

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Since receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988, Naguib Mahfouz has gone from regional fame to global recognition. In this volume, scholars of Arabic language and literature show how Mahfouz's  Read more...

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