Hussein Mahmoud

/Hussein Mahmoud

Hussein Mahmoud

Articoli e Recensioni pubblicati per La rivista di Arablit

La primavera egiziana del 2011, poesia e rivoluzione

2019-07-26T10:24:57+00:00

Articolo della Rivista, Anno I, numero 1, giugno 2011

in La rivista di Arablit, a. I, n. 1, giugno 2011. Poetry has animated Egyptian revolutionaries during their protests ever since the huge anti-British insurgency witnessed by Egypt in 1919.  Just like in the past, in fact, the demonstrations that took place in central Cairo's Taḥrīr square on the 25th  of January 2011 were once again supported by poets longing to express their mistrust towards now former president Ḥusnī Mubārak's regime.  This article offers an overview of those authors and their poems, also providing an account of historical and literary reference allowing deeper understanding of their poetry. [...]

La primavera egiziana del 2011, poesia e rivoluzione2019-07-26T10:24:57+00:00

Preludi della primavera araba nelle opere di Maḥfūẓ

2019-04-13T17:20:10+00:00

Articolo della Rivista, Anno II, numero 3, giugno 2012

in La rivista di Arablit, a. II, n. 3, giugno 2012. Through the analysis of Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ’s al-Ṯulāṯiyyah published in the 1950s, this article tries to draw a parallel between middle class Egyptians of the author’s generation – depicted with their swinging relationships with power during a precise phase of transition for Egypt – and those recently taking part in the popular movements that characterized the so-called “Egyptian spring”. The contrasting forms of rebellion adopted by the members of the ʻAbd al Ǧawwād family portrayed in Maḥfūẓ’s masterpiece do, in fact, resemble controversial aspects of the revolt [...]

Preludi della primavera araba nelle opere di Maḥfūẓ2019-04-13T17:20:10+00:00

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

2020-02-27T16:49:46+00:00

Articolo della Rivista, Anno IV, Numeri 7-8, dicembre 2014

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 [...]

Il contenuto italianistico nella rivista culturale egiziana “al-Risālah” nella prima metà del Novecento2020-02-27T16:49:46+00:00