The Intellectual and the People in Egyptian Literature and Culture

9781137392435.inddAyman A. El-Desouky, The Intellectual and the People in Egyptian Literature and Culture: Amāra and the 2011 Revolution, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 160 pp., $67.50 US (hbk), ISBN 9781137392435.

Reviewed by: Maya Issam Kesrouany (American University of Sharjah)

Maya Issam Kesrouany’s review of The Intellectual and the People in Egyptian Literature and Culture

 

Negotiations of Loss

090 Signifying LossNouri Gana, Signifying Loss: Toward a Poetics of Narrative Mourning, Bucknell University Press, 2011, 227 pp., $70.00 US (pbk), ISBN: 9781611485783.

090 Politics of Nostalgia in the Arabic Novel

Wen-Chin Ouyang, Politics of Nostalgia in the Arabic Novel: Nation-State, Modernity and Tradition, Edinburgh University Press, 2013, 256 pp., $120.00 US (hbk), ISBN: 9780748655694.

090 Iterations of LossJeffrey Sacks, Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish, Fordham University Press, 2015, 368 pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN: 9780823264940.

Reviewed by: Karim Mattar (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Karim Mattar’s Negotiations of Loss: The Comparative Turn in Contemporary Arabic Criticism

 

From Marxism and Islam to Marxism and Feminism

099 Marxism and the Muslim WorldMaxime Rodinson, Marxism and the Muslim World, with a foreword by Gilbert Achcar, Zed Books, 2015, 248 pp., $18.95 US (pbk), ISBN 9781783603367.

099 Marxism and FeminismShahrzad Mojab, ed., Marxism and Feminism, Zed Books, 2015, 400 pp., $30.95 US (pbk), ISBN 9781783603220.

Reviewed by: Bryan S. Turner (The Graduate Center, City University of New York and the Australian Catholic University)

Bryan S. Turner’s From Marxism and Islam to Marxism and Feminism