• Home
  • / On literature and philosophy - naguib mahfouz

On literature and philosophy

 

Auteur: naguib mahfouz

Engels - Hardcover

220 pagina's  |  Chicago University P  |  juni 2016

Deel dit artikel


Binnenkort leverbaar

Prijs: € 39,95

Geen bezorgkosten

Reserveer nu Toevoegen verlanglijstje

BESCHRIJVING

Naguib Mahfouz is one of the most important writers in contemporary Arabic literature. Winner of the Nobel Prize in 1988 (the only Arab writer to win the prize thus far), his novels helped bring Arabic literature onto the international stage. Far fewer people know his nonfiction works, however—a gap that this book fills. Bringing together Mahfouz’s early nonfiction writings (most penned during the 1930s) which have not previously been available in English, this volume offers a rare glimpse into the early development of the renowned author.
As these pieces show, Mahfouz was deeply interested in literature and philosophy, and his early writings engage with the origins of philosophy, its development and place in the history of thought, as well its meaning writ large. In his literary essays, he discusses a wide range of authors, from Anton Chekov to his own Arab contemporaries like Taha Hussein. He also ventures into a host of important contemporary issues, including science and modernity, the growing movement for women’s rights in the Arab world, and emerging ideologies like socialism—all of which outline the growing challenges to traditional modes of living that we saw all around him.
Together, these essays offer a fascinating window not just into the mind of Mahfouz himself but the changing landscape of Egypt during that time, from the development of Islam to the struggles between tradition, modernity, and the influences of the West.

MEDIA

DETAILS

Auteur(s)naguib mahfouz
Soort boek Hardcover, 220 pagina's
Uitgever Chicago University P , Verschijningsjaar: 2016
ISBN-13 9781909942776
ISBN-10 1909942774
Taal Engels

JE VINDT DIT BOEK IN:

Categorieën Filosofie  >  Filosofie algemeen
Studieboeken  >  Filosofie
De vier beloften van AKO:


1. Niet goed, geld terug

2. Bezorging waar jij dat wilt: thuis, op werk of in een filiaal

3. Veilig betalen met onder andere:
   

4. Snelle bezorging:



Vragen?
Neem contact met ons op!

Bestsellers:

Factfulness


€ 19,95
Idiot Brain


€ 14,95
Mythos


€ 12,95
Sapiens


€ 14,95
Geen artikel  € 0,00
Laden...