Minorities in the contemporary Egyptian novel (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Minorities in the contemporary Egyptian novel

Minorities in the contemporary Egyptian novel

Author: Mary Youssef
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
Series: Edinburgh studies in modern Arabic literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Youssef
ISBN: 9781474415415 1474415415
OCLC Number: 1012708244
Description: xii, 202 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Historical transformations: framing a new consciousness in the contemporary Egyptian novel --
1. History and representations of otherness in ʿAli Idris's al-Nubi and Bahaʼ Tahir's Sunset oasis --
2. Reading cosmopolitanism in Yusuf Zaydan's Azazeel and Mu'tazz Futayha's Akhir yahud al-iskandariyya --
3. The irrecuperable heterogeneity of the present in 'Alaʼ al-Aswani's The Yacoubian building and Chicago --
4. Heart deserts: Memory and myth between life and death in Asharaf al-Khumaysi's Manafi al-rabb and Miral al-Tahawi's The Tent --
Epilogue: New directions --
Bibliography --
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in modern Arabic literature.
Responsibility: Mary Youssef.


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