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Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt: The Life and Works of `A'isha Taymur

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This book examines how the process of nation-building in Egypt helped transform Egypt from an Ottoman province to an Arabic speaking national community. Through the discussion of the life and works of  the prominent writer `A’isha Taymur, Hatem gives insight into how literature and the changing gender roles of women and men contributed to the definition and development of ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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