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Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt : The Life and Works of  `A'isha Taymur, Hardback Book

Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt : The Life and Works of `A'isha Taymur Hardback

Part of the Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World series

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This book examines how the process of nation-building in Egypt helped transform Egypt from an Ottoman province to an Arabic speaking national community.

Through the discussion of the life and works of the prominent writer `A'isha Taymur, Hatem gives insight into how literature and the changing gender roles of women and men contributed to the definition and/or development of a sense of community.

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