Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2018

224 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474417440

Bookseller Code (06)

Conspiracy in Modern Egyptian Literature

Benjamin Koerber

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Modern Arabic Literature

  • Provides the first critical study of conspiracy theory in Arabic literature
  • Examines work by authors who have received little critical attention in English (Youssef Rakha, Mohammad Rabie, Ahmed Naji)
  • Examines the recent "authoritarian turn" of some Egyptian authors
  • Contains an Arabic edition and partial translation of Naguib Surur's infamous underground quatrains

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