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Naguib Mahfouz’s Influence

Naguib Mahfouz’s Influence

The Egyptian author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Naguib Mahfouz wrote many great novels, among them Midaq Alley and Children of Gebelawi. But despite his greatness, did the “Pharaoh of Literature” perhaps hinder the development of the Arabic novel? Samir Grees has been finding out Naguib Mahfouz, who went on to immortalize his hometown in numerous great works of literature and to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Cairo on … Read entire article »

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