Naguib Mahfouz and Islam

Naguib Mahfouz and Islam NAGUIB MAHFOUZ AND ISLAM An Analysis of some novels BY C. NIJLAND Leiden Naguib Mahfouz is probably the best known and most celebrated modem author in Egypt and in the Arabic speaking countries of the Middle East. His literary production comprises more than forty titles, the majority of which are novels and novelettes and there are eleven volumes of short stories among his works. He was born in 1911 in Cairo and he studied philosophy at the University of Cairo from 1930-1934 where he stayed a further four years to prepare a M.A. thesis on Aesthetics. In 1938 he left the University, became a civil servant and published his first collection of short stories. He remained in the civil service since that time until he was pensioned a few years ago. His work has been the subject of many studies most of which appeared in Egypt and Lebanon. The best known non-Arabic publication on his works is Sasson Somekh's The Changing Rhythm-A Study of Najib Mahfuz's Novels, published in 1973,1 which discusses the works published up till 1966 inclusive or twenty-one titles in all. Two works in Arabic should also be mentioned because of their emphasis on things http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Die Welt des Islams Brill

Naguib Mahfouz and Islam

Die Welt des Islams , Volume 23 (1-4): 136 – Jan 1, 1984

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Brill
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© 1984 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0043-2539
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1570-0607
D.O.I.
10.1163/157006084X00108
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NAGUIB MAHFOUZ AND ISLAM An Analysis of some novels BY C. NIJLAND Leiden Naguib Mahfouz is probably the best known and most celebrated modem author in Egypt and in the Arabic speaking countries of the Middle East. His literary production comprises more than forty titles, the majority of which are novels and novelettes and there are eleven volumes of short stories among his works. He was born in 1911 in Cairo and he studied philosophy at the University of Cairo from 1930-1934 where he stayed a further four years to prepare a M.A. thesis on Aesthetics. In 1938 he left the University, became a civil servant and published his first collection of short stories. He remained in the civil service since that time until he was pensioned a few years ago. His work has been the subject of many studies most of which appeared in Egypt and Lebanon. The best known non-Arabic publication on his works is Sasson Somekh's The Changing Rhythm-A Study of Najib Mahfuz's Novels, published in 1973,1 which discusses the works published up till 1966 inclusive or twenty-one titles in all. Two works in Arabic should also be mentioned because of their emphasis on things

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Die Welt des IslamsBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1984

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