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The Resource The final hour, Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Roger Allen

The final hour, Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Roger Allen

Label
The final hour
Title
The final hour
Statement of responsibility
Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Roger Allen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
  • "Hamid Burhan, a retired government employee, and his loyal wife Saniya have built themselves a home in the quiet southern suburb of Helwan, where they raise their son and two daughters, expecting life to remain as blessed as it was in the photograph of the happy family at a picnic in a Nileside park in the early 1930s. Events in the wider world impinge--wars, revolution, peace with Israel--while Saniya and the old house in Helwan remain the bedrock of the family's values. But everyone else is buffeted in one way or another by the tumultuous processes of change in Egyptian politics and society. In this compact novel written in 1982, Naguib Mahfouz again uses a family saga, as he did in his Cairo Trilogy, to reflect on the processes of enormous social transformation that Egypt underwent in the space of a few generations in the twentieth century."--Dust jacket
  • "Hamid Burhan, a retired government employee, and his loyal wife Saniya have built themselves a home in the quiet southern suburb of Helwan, where they raise their son and two daughters, expecting life to remain as blessed as it was in the photograph of the happy family at a picnic in a Nileside park in the early 1930s. Events in the wider world impinge--wars, revolution, peace with Israel--while Saniya and the old house in Helwan remain the bedrock of the family's values. But everyone else is buffeted in one way or another by the tumultuous processes of change in Egyptian politics and society. In this compact novel written in 1982, Naguib Mahfouz again uses a family saga, as he did in his Cairo Trilogy, to reflect on the processes of enormous social transformation that Egypt underwent in the space of a few generations in the twentieth century."--Dust jacket
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Cataloging source
UKM
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1911-2006
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Maḥfūẓ, Najīb
Dewey number
892.736
Index
no index present
Language note
In English; translated from the Arabic
LC call number
PJ7846.A46
LC item number
B2713 2010
Literary form
novels
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1942-
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Allen, Roger
Series statement
Modern Arabic literature
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  • Families
  • Families
  • Social change
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Label
The final hour, Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Roger Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction by Ruth R. Wisse -- Homeward bound (Ven yash iz geforn) -- Homecoming at twilight (Ven Yash iz gekumen)
Control code
651077519
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9789774163883
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)651077519
Label
The final hour, Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Roger Allen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction by Ruth R. Wisse -- Homeward bound (Ven yash iz geforn) -- Homecoming at twilight (Ven Yash iz gekumen)
Control code
651077519
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9789774163883
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)651077519

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