Il contenuto italianistico nella rivista culturale egiziana “al-Risālah” nella prima metà del Novecento

(References to the Italian culture in the Egyptian cultural magazine “al-Risālah” during the first half of the 20th century)

in La rivista di Arablit, a. IV, n. 7-8, dicembre 2014, pp. 108-116.

“al-Risālah” was one of the leading journals of Egypt’s liberal age which, thanks to the dedication of its owner and editor, Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Zayyāt, accomplished the goal of introducing Arab reader to world culture. This essay will focus on the contents which refer to Italian culture in particular, through a selection of a number of articles and translations which deal with the subjects that mostly attracted the journal’s attention, i.e. literature and politics. Finally, the possibility will be considered of an influence of these contents on Arabic culture.

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Hussein Mahmoud |