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224 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474415415

Bookseller Code (06)


Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Modern Arabic Literature

  • Includes case studies of the novels of 8 authors: Idris Ali, Baha Tahir, Ala al-Aswani, Yusuf Zaydan, Mutazz Futayha, Ashraf al-Khumaysi and Miral al-Tahawi
  • Shows how these novels have taken on a mediatory role in formalising and articulating their historical moment
  • Critically examines the recent developments within the Egyptian literary and socio-cultural arenas