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Title Literature, gender, and nation-building in nineteenth-century Egypt : the life and works of ʹAísha Taymur / by Mervat F. Hatem.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Literatures and cultures of the Islamic world
Literatures and cultures of the Islamic world.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Taymūrīyah, ʻĀʼishah, 1840 or 1841-1902 or 1903 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Taymūrīyah, ʻĀʼishah, 1840 or 1841-1902 or 1903 -- Political and social views.
Taymūrīyah, ʻĀʼishah, 1840 or 1841-1902 or 1903
Women authors, Arab -- Egypt -- Political and social views.
Politics and literature -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Egypt.
1800-1899
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents Why Study À'isha Taymur? * The Changing Islamic-Ottoman World of the Taymur Family * Literature and Nation Building in Nineteenth Century Egypt *€The Crisis and Reform of Dynastic Society and Government€* From Fiction to Social Criticism * Hilyat al-Tiraz: Hybridity and the Intersection of the Old and the New and Personal and Public Struggles *€The Finest of Her Class: Taymur on Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building€€€€€€€€€€€€€€.
Summary 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 À'isha Taymur, ℗¡Hatem gives insight℗¡into how literature and the changing gender roles of women and men contributed to the definition and development of a sense of community. ℗¡
Other Title Print version: Hatem, Mervat Fayez. Literature, gender, and nation-building in nineteenth-century Egypt. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 9780230113503