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Naguib Mahfouz's Egypt: Existential Themes in His Writings

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In November 1988 Naguib Mahfouz became the first Arab writer to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. In this study of his writings only now being widely translated into English, Haim Gordon, an Israeli professor committed to intercultural dialogue, examines Mahfouz's work from an existential perspective. While Mahfouz is first and foremost a storyteller, he gives the rea ...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published September 27th 1990 by Praeger
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Kaj Peters
Helpful and surprisingly readable insight into the more philosophical aspects of his novels. I hate how Gordon keeps referring to his own meetings with the author as if this is supporting his claims.
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