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Women in the Arabic novel in Egypt

Fatma Moussa-Mahmoud

Women in the Arabic novel in Egypt

by Fatma Moussa-Mahmoud

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Published by Istituto italiano di cultura per la R.A.E. in Cairo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic fiction -- Egypt -- History and criticism,
  • Women -- Egypt,
  • Women in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 28-29.

    StatementFatma Moussa-Mahmoud.
    SeriesQuaderni dell"Istituto italiano di cultura per la R.A.E -- nuova serie, n. 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS693.C32 A12 n.s. n. 8, PJ7519.W66 A12 n.s. n. 8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18947382M

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      Young adults dominate the Arabic book market, but publishers are acutely sensitive to the slightest challenge to conservative etiquette Highway to YA young Egyptian women visit the Cairo book.   A novel set in a disappeared Arab world. In the final days of the Muslim kingdom of Andalus, Ali's characters feel overwhelmed by encroaching Christian intolerance. The first of the Egyptian.

    The novels, novellas and short stories of major Arab writers, by and large, treat women more as symbols than individuals in control of their destinies. Yet Fathiyya, the heroine of Yusuf Idris's novella Al-Naddaha (The Siren), abandons husband and child in search of her true identity and destiny. Alternatively if you would like to get familiar with some of the literature coming out of Egypt, you might like to get your hands on works by authors such as Naguib Mahfouz who won the Nobel Prize for Literature, the first Arabic-language writer to do so and women .


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