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

(Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ as a reader of the Thousand and One Nights) in La rivista di Arablit, a. II, n. 3, giugno 2012, pp. 95-99. 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.  [...]

Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ lettore delle Mille e una notte2020-03-08T18:57:12+00:00