Leonardo Capezzone

/Leonardo Capezzone

Leonardo Capezzone

Articoli e Recensioni pubblicati per La rivista di Arablit

Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ lettore delle Mille e una notte


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

in La rivista di Arablit, a. II, n. 3, giugno 2012. An author sometimes has an unexplainable preferential relationship with one of his works. The novel Layālī alf laylah seems to occupy a privileged position within Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ’s vast literary production.  This brief article tries to offer an explanation for the Egyptian writer’s predilection for a text which apparently seems to be a minor work. In fact, by choosing the “ancient”, Maḥfūẓ actually gives himself the possibility to express his political views more freely.  By pretending to be the continuator of One Thousand and One Nights, he [...]

Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ lettore delle Mille e una notte2019-04-13T17:18:48+00:00