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Author Mehrez, Samia.

Title Egypt's culture wars [electronic resource] : politics and practice / Samia Mehrez.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 335 p. : ill.
Series Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic studies ; 13
Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic studies ; 13.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-324) and index.
Contents Prologue: take them out of the ball game - Egypt's cultural players in crisis -- Dr Ramzi and Mr Sharaf: Sonallah Ibrahim and the duplicity of the literary field -- Children of our alley: the AUC Naguib Mahfouz award and the Egyptian literary field -- The big one: the intellectual and the political in modern Egyptian literary field -- The value of freedom: the writer against the establishment -- Lost in globalization: education and the stranded Egyptian elite -- Translating gender between the local and the global -- Where have all the families gone? Egyptian literary texts of the 1990s -- From the hara to the imara: emerging urban metaphors in the literary production on contemporary Cairo -- Taking the soap out of the opera: the case of Hagg Mitwalli's family -- The new kid on the block: Bahibb issima and the emergence of the Coptic community in the Egyptian public sphere -- Found in Cairo: the limits of representation in the visual field -- Literature and literalism: the Al-khubz al-hafi crisis reconsidered.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Politics and culture -- Egypt.
Culture conflict -- Egypt.
Arabic literature -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Egypt.
Arts -- Political aspects -- Egypt.
Arts, Egyptian -- 20th century.
Egypt -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Egypt -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415428972 (hardback)
0415428971 (hardback)
9780203929001 (e-book)
0203929004 (e-book)
9781936190676 (e-book)

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