Islam and the Culture of Modern Egypt

Islam and the Culture of Modern Egypt

From the Monarchy to the Republic

Salama, Mohammad (San Francisco State University)

Cambridge University Press

11/2018

288

Dura

Inglês

9781108417181

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Boasting an in-depth analyses of individual texts over half a century, this intriguing history of the dynamics of Islam and culture in modern Egypt presents the conflict between tradition and secular values in a challenging new light. Including literature and film as crucial sources, this book is accessible to general readers and scholars alike.
Preface; A note on transliteration and translation; Introduction: prelude, considerations, and definitions; 1. History matters; 2. Nahda-t Misr: Zaynab and the cultural Renaissance of modern Egypt; 3. Blindness and insight: challenging the sacred/secular divide in Taha Husayn's The Days; 4. An Egyptian Sophocles: Qur'anic inspiration in Tawfiq al-Hakim's People of the Cave; 5. Writing the mad text: freedom, modernity and God in Naguib Mahfouz's 'The Whisper of Madness'; 6. Islamism writes back: Ali Ahmad Bakathir's Red Revolutionary and the dismantling of the secular; 7. Realism and utopian irony in Yusuf Idris's Farahat's Republic; 8. Islam and secular nationalism in a film age: unveiling Youssef Chahine's Gamila al-Gaza'iriyya; Appendix 1: 'The Whisper of Madness'; Appendix 2: an interview with Youssef Chahine; Appendix 3: feature films produced in Egypt from 1927-62; Bibliography; Index.
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