6 edition of Egyptian Writers Between History And Fiction found in the catalog.
May 20, 2005
by American University in Cairo Press
Written in English
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Mehrez has received a number of awards which include a Distinguished Visiting Professorship from Northwestern University and Faculty Fellow at Cornell University where she. Overtly, this deliciously tricky historical fiction turns to look at the relationship between our past actions and present states, on living with the consequences and the ways in which we try to rewrite the past.
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Artfully combining social and literary history, this unique study explores the dual loyalties of contemporary Egyptian authors from the Revolution to the present day. Egypt's writers have long had an elevated idea of their social mission, considering themselves 'the conscience of the nation.' At the same time, modern Egyptian writers work under the liberal conception of the writer.