Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic studies ; 13.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -324) and index.
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Prologue: take them out of the ball game - Egypt's cultural players in crisis Dr Ramzi and Mr Sharaf: Sonallah Ibrahim and the duplicity of the literary field Children of our alley: the AUC Naguib Mahfouz award and the Egyptian literary field The big one: the intellectual and the political in modern Egyptian literary field The value of freedom: the writer against the establishment Lost in globalization: education and the stranded Egyptian elite Translating gender between the local and the global Where have all the families gone? Egyptian literary texts of the 1990s From the hara to the imara: emerging urban metaphors in the literary production on contemporary Cairo Taking the soap out of the opera: the case of Hagg Mitwalli's family The new kid on the block: Bahibb issima and the emergence of the Coptic community in the Egyptian public sphere Found in Cairo: the limits of representation in the visual field Literature and literalism: the Al-khubz al-hafi crisis reconsidered.