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Author Nieuwkerk, Karin van, 1960-

Title Performing piety : singers and actors in Egypt's islamic revival / by Karin van Nieuwkerk
Published Austin [Tex.] : University of Texas Press, 2013
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Contents Dreams, spirituality, and the piety movement -- Repentance, dacwah, and religious education -- Veiling and charity -- The islamist (counter)public -- The secular cultural field -- Changing discourses on art and gender -- Art with a mission and post-islamism -- Halal weddings and religious markets -- Ramadan soaps and islamic aesthetics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Entertainers -- Religious life -- Egypt.
Entertainers -- Egypt -- Biography.
Islamic renewal -- Egypt.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292745877 (electronic bk.)
9780292745872 (electronic bk.)