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Author Mehrez, Samia.

Title Egypt's culture wars : politics and practice / Samia Mehrez
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies ; 13
Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic studies ; 13
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Plates; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Prologue: Take them out of the ball game -- Egypt's cultural players in crisis; Part I: Inside the literary establishment; 1 Dr Ramzi and Mr Sharaf: Sonallah Ibrahim and the duplicity of the literary field; 2 Children of our alley: The AUC Naguib Mahfouz Award and the Egyptian literary field; 3 The big one: The intellectual and the political in modern Egyptian literature; 4 The value of freedom: The writer against the establishment; Part II: Remaking culture
Summary This groundbreaking work presents original research on cultural politics and battles in Egypt at the turn of the twenty-first century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Arabic literature -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Arts -- Political aspects -- Egypt.
Arts, Egyptian -- 20th century.
Culture conflict -- Egypt.
Politics and culture -- Egypt.
Politics and literature -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Egypt -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203929004 (electronic bk.)
1936190672 (e-book)
9780203929001 (electronic bk.)
9781936190676 (e-book)