Naguib Mahfouz: From Regional Fame to Global Recognition

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Michael Beard, Adnan Haydar
Syracuse University Press, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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Naguib Mahfouz was a widely read, popular novelist in Egypt and throughout the Arabic-speaking world for many years before he received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988. Since that time, his regional fame has become global recognition, with English-language rights for his works commanding high prices and numerous magazines featuring profiles of him and his career.

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Contents

The Arab Laureate and the Road to Nobel
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Naguib Mahfouz and the Arabic Novel
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Place and Time in Mahfouzs alQahira
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About the author (1993)

Adnan Haydar is professor of Arabic and comparative literature at the University of Arkansas. He has published many translations from Arabic, including Jabra Ibrahim Jabra's celebrated The Ship.

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