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Emeritus Professor Rasheed El-Enany

BA (Cairo) PhD (Exon)

Professor Emeritus

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.

Research interests

Literature and ideology; literature and culture with particular interest in perceptions of self and other as expressed in literary production.

Research supervision

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

Research students

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.