Adapting the Novel into Arabic

Professor Samah Selim discusses the translation of popular European literature into Arabic in her recent lecture  "The People's Entertainment: Translation, Adaptation and the Novel in Egypt."  The lecture focuses on the Egyptian periodical Musamarat al-Sha'b (The People's Entertainment, 1904-1911), and the importance of "doing modern literary history outside the canon of authors and texts (on) … Continue reading Adapting the Novel into Arabic