The aesthetic of Revolution in the Film and Literature of Naguib Mahfouz (1952-1967) (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The aesthetic of Revolution in the Film and Literature of Naguib Mahfouz (1952-1967)

Author: Nathaniel Greenberg
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the impact of revolution on one of the great literary minds of the twentieth century: Naguib Mahfouz. Concentrating on the years following the 1952 Free-Officers' Coup that brought an end to British colonialism in Egypt, this book analyzes Mahfouz's turn to screenplay writing, and examines the significance of that transition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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The aesthetic of Revolution in the Film and Literature of Naguib Mahfouz (1952-1967)
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
(DLC) 2014015735
Named Person: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Greenberg
ISBN: 9780739183700 0739183702
OCLC Number: 1253443176
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 95 pages)
Contents: Introduction: The aesthetic of revolution circa 1952 --
Criminality and the public sphere: notes on a post-revolutionary aesthetics of film (1953-1957) --
The aesthetic of revolution in Naguib Mahfouz's Children of the alley --
The criminal inclinations of the good society: Naguib Mahfouz and the 1960s --
Partial politics: sectarianism and the new woman question in Naguib Mahfouz's post-revolutionary film and literature --
Conclusion: Mahfouz's wheel.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Greenberg.

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This book examines the impact of revolution on one of the great literary minds of the twentieth century: Naguib Mahfouz. Concentrating on the years following the 1952 Free-Officers' Coup that brought  Read more...

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Nathaniel Greenberg's book is an impressive, many-sided addition to the multitude of studies on Naguib Mahfouz. The author centers attention here on the little-known but important role Mahfouz Read more...

 
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