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Evil wins the competition in Ramadan drama this year

Daily News Egypt
On the other side, the Afrah El-Qobba series, based on the prominent Naguib Mahfouz novel bearing the same name, was a fierce acting battle between a number of stars, including Iyad Nassar, Seba Mubarak, Mona Zaki, and Sabrine. The series takes the ...

1988 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Naguib Mahfouz News

Gay scene in Ramadan series 'Afrah al Qoba' causes controversy

Al-Bawaba
Naturally, the scene was heavily criticized by social media users who deemed it as immoral, against Arab culture and very inappropriate to air during Ramadan. The series was adapted from Egyptian Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz 's novel which carries ...

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Hisham Matar: 'I don't remember a time when words were not dangerous'

The Guardian
After all, look at what Naguib Mahfouz, Taha Hussein and Tawfiq al-Hakim had accomplished; read Badr Shakir al-Sayyab and Abd al-Wahhab Al-Bayati; hadn't they all, in their individual ways, nudged the language forward and demonstrated that there is ...

1988 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Naguib Mahfouz News

Egypt, Forty-One Months Later

The New York Review of Books
The more ornate social realism of such prominent writers as Naguib Mahfouz and the virtuous eloquence of Arabic literature were abandoned for more experimental, fragmented works that expressed the anxieties and crises at hand. I pick up another book.

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