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Alt 35: Focus on Egypt: African Literature Today (Hardcover)

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By Ernest N. Emenyonu (Editor), Akachi Ezeigbo (Contribution by), Chiji Akoma (Contribution by)
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Creativity has flourished in Egypt, a historically important and strategically located North African country and a leading nation in the Arab world. The main focus in this volume is to examine Egyptian writers, especially those whose works have enriched African Literature through their depiction of historical, cultural and socio-political forces such as Naguib Mahfouz, Yusuf Idris, Nawal El Saadawi, Ahdaf Soueif, Tawfiq al-Hakim and Alifa Rifaat (Fatimah Rifaat). Writing in both Arabic and the English language, their thematic concerns have been as versatile as they have been controversial. Nawal El Saadawi provides a Foreword to the volume and an interview.

This volume also includes a non-themed section of Featured Articles and a Literary Supplement.
Volume Editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu
Series Editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu is Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint, USA.
Reviews Editor: Obi Nwakanma.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781847011718
ISBN-10: 1847011713
Publisher: James Currey
Publication Date: November 17th, 2017
Pages: 338
Language: English
Series: African Literature Today (Hardcover)