Emeritus Professor Rasheed El-Enany
BA (Cairo) PhD (Exon)
I research into all genres of modern Arabic literature, with particular interest in the fiction of Egyptian Nobel laureate, Naguib Mahfouz; issues of literary influence and comparative literature generally; literature and ideology; literature and culture with particular interest in perceptions of self and other as expressed in literary production.
Literature and ideology; literature and culture with particular interest in perceptions of self and other as expressed in literary production.
I supervise research based primarily in the modern period, i.e. 19th and 20th centuries.
My main fields of interest are Arabic fiction, drama, and other prose genres; Arabic poetry; and comparative literature
Echoes of English Free Verse in Modern Arabic Poetry;
Baha' Tahir and Saul Bellow: a Comparative Study;
The influence of William Wordsworth on the Diwan Group;
Francophone Fiction in Algeria;
Social Criticism in the Saudi Novel;
Problems of Translation of Modern Arabic Verse into English;
Influence of Ibn Tufayl's Hayy bin Yaqzan on Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.