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Artists, writers and The Arab Spring

Author: Riyāḍ ʻIṣmat
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Series: Middle East today.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book aims to explore the foresight of prominent Middle Eastern authors and artists who anticipated the Arab Spring, which resulted in demands for change in the repressive and corrupted regimes. Eventually, it led to cracking down on the protests with excessive force, which caused tremendous human suffering, destruction, and also escalation of extreme insurgency. The author analyzes major literary and artistic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1054364635
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Riyāḍ ʻIṣmat
ISBN: 9783030026684 303002668X
OCLC Number: 1079055204
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Naguib Mahfouz: Symbolism versus Realism --
3. Tawfiq al-Hakim: A Pyramid of Arabic Drama --
4. Nizar Qabbani: Jasmine Never Dies --
5. Ghada Samman: Mosaic of Memory --
6. Youssef Chahine: Destiny --
7. Yusuf Idris and Zakaria Tamer --
8. Khairy Alzahaby, Gamal el-Ghitani and Halim Barakat --
9. Son’allah Ibrahim, Fawwaz Haddad and Nawal el-Saadawi --
10. Modern Theatre in Tunisia --
11. Alfred Farag and Sa'dallah Wannous --
12. Mamdouh Adwan, Mahmoud Diyab and Naguib Surur --
13. Sa'd al-Din Wahba and Walid Ikhlasi --
14. Salah Abdel Sabour and Rashad Rushdi --
15. Muhammad al-Maghout and Ali Salem. .
Series Title: Middle East today.
Responsibility: Riad Ismat.

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