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Kamel Kilani’s magical stories revolutionized Arabic children’s literature

By |2019-04-12T14:29:46+01:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Genre, Maghreb, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Kamel Kilani, a pioneer of children's literature in Arabic, translated and redacted from a remarkably catholic range of sources, as Egyptian writer Baheyya explores in this reposted blog

Girlhood translated: Fénelon’s De l’éducation des filles (1687) as a text of Egyptian modernity (1901, 1909)

By |2017-03-28T13:20:51+01:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , |

In an era of intense cultural translation in Egypt, and as a market and constituency for gendered conduct-oriented school texts was emerging, what was the valence of Fénelon’s work? How did it operate as an Egyptian and Arabic text? With Professor Marilyn Booth (Oxford)

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