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Nasser in the Egyptian imaginary / ; Omar Khalifah.

https://altair.imarabe.org//notice.php?q=id:122995 book 2018 "The late President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918-1970), has been represented in many major works of Egyptian literature and film, and continues to have a presence in everyday life and discourse in the country. Omar Khalifah's analysis of these representations focuses on how the historical character of Nasser has emerged in the Egyptian imaginary. He explores the recurrent images of Nasser in literature and film and shows how Nasser constitutes a perfect site for plural interpretations. He argues that Nasser has become a rhetorical device, a figure of speech, a trope that connotes specific images constantly invoked whenever he is mentioned. His study makes a case for literature and art to be seen as alternative archives that question, erase, distort and add to the official history of Nasser"--Back cover 1 vol. (xi, 244 p.) : ; 24 cm. ; couv. ill. en coul. ; Films Histoire Égypte Littérature arabe Histoire et critique Littérature égyptienne de langue arabe Histoire et critique ʿAbd al-Nāṣir, Ǧamāl Au cinéma ʿAbd al-Nāṣir, Ǧamāl Dans la littérature ʿAbd al-Nāṣir, Ǧamāl Représentations sociales Khalifah, Omar Edinburgh studies in modern Arabic literature ABES
2018
Auteur/Artiste :
Khalifah, Omar (Auteur)  
Année de publication :
2018  
Description matérielle :
1 vol. (xi, 244 p.) : ; 24 cm. ; couv. ill. en coul.  
Notes :
Publié pour la 1e fois en 2017.  
Résumé éditeur :
"The late President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918-1970), has been represented in many major works of Egyptian literature and film, and continues to have a presence in everyday life and discourse in the country. Omar Khalifah's analysis of these representations focuses on how the historical character of Nasser has emerged in the Egyptian imaginary. He explores the recurrent images of Nasser in literature and film and shows how Nasser constitutes a perfect site for plural interpretations. He argues that Nasser has become a rhetorical device, a figure of speech, a trope that connotes specific images constantly invoked whenever he is mentioned. His study makes a case for literature and art to be seen as alternative archives that question, erase, distort and add to the official history of Nasser"--Back cover  
Mots-clés :
Films  
Histoire  
Égypte  
Littérature arabe  
Histoire et critique  
Littérature égyptienne de langue arabe  
ʿAbd al-Nāṣir, Ǧamāl  
Au cinéma  
Dans la littérature  
Représentations sociales