Literary Criticism

Committed to Disillusion

David DiMeo 

Can a writer help to bring about a more just society? This question was at the heart of the movement of al-adab al-multazim, or committed literature, which claimed to dominate Arab writing in the mid-twentieth century...


Sep2016
272pp.
15X23 cm
$49.50 - LE300
ISBN 9789774167614
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Arab Women Writers A Critical Reference Guide, 1873–1999 Edited by Radwa Ashour
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ISBN 9789774161469
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Committed to Disillusion Activist Writers in Egypt from the 1950s to the 1980s David DiMeo
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