Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt : The Life and Works of `A'isha Taymur Hardback
by M. Hatem
Part of the Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World series
This book examines how the process of nation-building in Egypt helped transform Egypt from an Ottoman province to an Arabic speaking national community.
Through the discussion of the life and works of the prominent writer `A'isha Taymur, Hatem gives insight into how literature and the changing gender roles of women and men contributed to the definition and/or development of a sense of community.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 234 pages, XV, 234 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 29/03/2011
- Category: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
- ISBN: 9780230113503