DOI:​10.1057/9780230601895_3
Corpus ID: 157016881
The People’s Entertainments: Translation, Popular Fiction, and the Nahdah in Egypt
Samah Selim
Published 2006
Art
The Nandah represents an ambivalent period in Middle Eastern Studies. Renaissance, Revival, Awakening, all approximate translations that have been used to describe this foundational histori-cal… Expand
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The present bibliography is intended to cover published material dealing with translation in and of the Middle East from a historical and theoretical perspective, with priority given to works dealing… Expand
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