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Prophetic Translation: The Making of Modern Egyptian Literature

Maya Kesrouany

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474407403
eISBN:
9781474460224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407403.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Prophetic Translation: The Making of Modern Egyptian Literature explores the move from Qur’anic to secular approaches to literature in early 20th-century Egyptian literary translations, asking what ... More


Arabic Literature Goes Digital

Teresa Pepe

in Blogging from Egypt: Digital Literature, 2005-2016

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433990
eISBN:
9781474460231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433990.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides the historical context in which Egyptian blogs appeared. Drawing on ethnographic research on the Internet and in the Egyptian literary sphere, it shows that the introduction of ... More


Pulp Stories in the Repertoire of Egyptian Folk Singers

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses pulp stories in the repertoire of Egyptian folk singers. In the hands of a master, pulp stories may incorporate characteristic folk themes. The chapter examines the tazhīr or ... More


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