Additional Resources for Half a Day by Naguib Mahfouz

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El-Enany, Rasheed. Naguib Mahfouz: The Pursuit of Meaning, London: Routledge, 1993.

A reassessment of the writings of Mahfouz, updating earlier criticism of the writer. Discusses the need to categorize the stylistic phases of his literary output.

Gordon, Haim. Naguib Mahfouz's Egypt: Existential Themes in His Writings, New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Discusses the novels of Mahfouz in terms of existential issues facing modern Egyptians. Examines his work in the cultural, political, social, and religious context of modern Egypt.

Le Gassick, Trevor, ed. Critical Perspectives on Naguib Mahfouz, Washington, D.C.: Three Continents Press, 1991.

A collection of essays on the work of Mahfouz. Provides an overview of the subjects and themes of his work, and determines his contribution to Arabic literature.

Mehrez, Samia. Egyptian Writers between History and Fiction: Essays on Mahfouz, Sonallah Ibrahim, and Gamal al- Ghitani, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1994.

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