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Salmāwī, Muḥammad

Works: 95 works in 199 publications in 6 languages and 2,516 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Biography  Fiction  Novels  Allegories  History 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Interviewee, Interviewer
Classifications: PJ7846.A46, 892.736
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Publications about Muḥammad Salmāwī
Publications by Muḥammad Salmāwī
Most widely held works about Muḥammad Salmāwī
Most widely held works by Muḥammad Salmāwī
An Introduction to The thief and the dogs by Naguib Mahfouz by Molly Murphy( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Naguib Mahfouz's The Thief and the Dogs (1961) is a multi-faceted story that is equal parts crime thriller, morality tale, and political allegory. The novel begins with career criminal Said Mahran's release from prison. He immediately sets off for the home of his ex-wife's new husband, desperate to settle a score with the man he feels betrayed him and hoping to reunite with his young daughter, Sana. Instead, she rejects him. Said next visits the posh home of his friend and mentor Rauf Ilwan, a former leader of the student resistance who has thoroughly abandoned the egalitarian principles he supported during the Revolution of 1952. Sensing Said is not willing to give up his life of crime, Rauf rebuffs him, saying, "Things are no longer what they used to be". Consumed by bitterness and motivated by a desire for revenge on the society and individuals he feels have failed him, Said's quest for vengeance carries readers from the banks of the Nile River, through the boulevards and back alleys of Cairo, to Bab al-Nasr --- a medieval gateway on the outskirts of the city. Chances for redemption and a new way of life come to him in the form of Nur, a prostitute who believes her love can transform them both, and Sheikh Ali al-Junaydi, a Sufi cleric who offers Said the opportunity to reject worldly temptation in favor of a spiritual path. Unable to accept either eros or agape, Said soon finds himself the most hunted man in Egypt --- aimless, desperate, and alone. Long known as a writer of realist fiction, 'The Thief and the Dogs' marks Mahfouz's first use of the stream-of-consciousness technique. The result is a ground-breaking work that allows the reader intimate access to the thoughts, emotions, and motivations of a man consumed by rage and hell-bent on self-destruction
Naguib Mahfouz at Sidi Gaber : reflections of a Nobel laureate, 1994-2001 by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Book )
8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
"In one of his regular columns in Al-Ahram Weekly, Naguib Mahfouz at the age of 89 wrote of his feeling of having reached the penultimate station of his life, and noted how it reminded him of his annual journey from Cairo to Alexandria: at Sidi Gaber Station he begins to prepare his luggage, ready to get off the train, because the next station is the final one." "This volume, published on the occasion of the Nobel laureate's 90th birthday, brings together a selection of the more personal, reflective pieces that have appeared over the past seven years. They reveal a writer concerned as always with the human condition, with his own thought processes, and with the craft of writing, offering rare insights into the way a great writer thinks and works. The range and quality of writing is even more remarkable when one remembers that since a nearly fatal knife attack in 1994, the injuries Mahfouz sustained, combined with his failing eyesight, have made it almost impossible for him to write. But as a man who has devoted his life to the written word, Mahfouz now prepares his weekly articles through conversations with his friend Mohamed Salmawy, who has selected and gathered the pieces in this collection. Mahfouz fans and anyone interested in learning more about the life, times, and thoughts of one of the major figures of modern Arabic literature will find this volume an essential addition to their bookshelf."--Jacket
The last station : Naguib Mahfouz looking back by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"In July 2006, at the age of 94, Naguib Mahfouz, the grand old man of Egyptian novels and winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 1988, was admitted to hospital after an apparently minor fall sustained in his home in Cairo. Among the few friends allowed regular visits to Mahfouz's hospital bedside was the writer Mohamed Salmawy, former colleague at al-Ahram newspaper and, following the failed assassination attempt in 1994 when Mahfouz had lost the full use of his right hand, an assistant in recording Mahfouz's late creative output." "The Last Station, Mohamed Salmawy's intimate journal of Naguib Mahfouz's final weeks, sparkles with reminiscences of joyful times spent together and significant events from the great writer's life. Even for those less familiar with the writings of Naguib Mahfouz, it portrays the closeness of two writers from different generations and celebrates the life of an incomparable artist."--Jacket
Mon Égypte : dialogues avec Mohamed Salmawy by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Le prix Nobel de littérature 1988 parle avec son ami l'écrivain égyptien Mohammed Salmawy. On découvre l'homme épris de liberté, avec ses idées, ses convictions, sa vision du monde et son regard sur l'actualité au lendemain de l'attentat islamiste qui a failli lui coûter la vie
Come back tomorrow and other plays by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Butterfly wings by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter on a plane throws together Doha, a fashion designer unhappily married to a leading figure in the Mubarak regime, and Ashraf, an academic and leading dissident. The story of their relationship and Doha's self-discovery runs alongside a young Egyptian's search for the mother he never knew, and these intersecting narratives unfold against the background of political protests that culminate in the overthrow of the regime. A moving and at times humorous story, Butterfly Wings is an extended allegory of Egypt's modern experience of authoritarian rule and explores the fractures and challenges of a society at the moment of revolutionary transformation. Mohamed Salmawy's almost prophetic novel was first published in Arabic immediately prior to the events of 25 January 2011, and has been celebrated as 'the novel that predicted the Revolution.'
Najīb Maḥfūẓ, al-maḥaṭṭah al-akhīrah by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Arabic and French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Ce livre relate les quarante-cinq derniers jours de la vie du prix Nobel en littérature, l'Egyptien Naguib Mahfouz, décédé en août 2006. C'est Mohamed Salmawy, ami et confident de ce grand écrivain qui raconte ce périple avec tout ce qu'il a comporté de douleur, mais aussi de moments joyeux et vivifiants que le célèbre patient diffusait autour de lui. Ces pages nous présentent l'image d'un homme unique en son genre, tant au niveau de ses principes irréprochables que de l'ampleur de son oeuvre sans précédent dans le monde arabe
Waṭanī Miṣr : ḥiwārāt maʻa Muḥammad Salmāwī by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Arabic and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Ajniḥat al-farāshah : al-riwāyah alatī tanb'at bithawret 25 yanāyir by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Arabic and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Bāb al-Tawfīq : wa-qiṣaṣ ukhrá by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in Arabic and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Fī ḥaḍrat Najīb Maḥfūz by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Arabic and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Najib Mahfuz's liv og forfatterskab. Forfatteren brugte 12 år sammen med Mahfuz for at samle oplysninger om hans liv
Itnīn fī al-ballāʻah : masraḥīyah ; qiṣṣat ḥubb ʻaṣrīyah by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in Arabic and held by 26 libraries worldwide
al-Qātil khārij al-sijn : masraḥīyah fi 3 fuṣūl by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in Arabic and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"Fūt ʻalaynā bukrah" ; wa-"Illī baʻduh" : kūmīdiyatān min faṣl waḥid by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 24 libraries worldwide
al-Kharaz al-mulawwan : khamsat ayyām fī ḥayāt Nisrīn Ḥūrī : riwāyah wathāʼiqīyah by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in Arabic and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Kūnshirtū al-nāy : majmūʻat qiṣaṣ by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Arabic and held by 23 libraries worldwide
al-Rajul alladhī ʻādat ilayhi dhākiratuh! : wa-qiṣaṣ ukhrá by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Fī al-Naṣirīyah by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Dirāsāt muqāranah fī al-ishtirākīyah al-dīmuqrāṭīyah ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in Arabic and held by 17 libraries worldwide
al-Zahrah wa-al-janzīrah by Muḥammad Salmāwī( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Arabic and held by 17 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Muḥammad Salmāwī
Salamāwī, Muḥammad 1945-
Salmāwī, Muḥammad
Salmawy, Mohamed
Salmawy, Mohamed 1945-
Salmawy, Mohammad 1945-
Salmawy, Mohammed
Salmawy, Mohammed 1945-
سلماوي، محمّد
محمد سلماوى
محمد سلماوي
محمد سلماوي، 1945-
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