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Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

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Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

Viola Shafik

This book examines popular and commercial movies from Egypt's film industry, including a number of the biggest box-office hits widely distributed in Egypt and the Arab world. Turning a critical eye on a major player in Egyptian cultural life, the book examines these films against the backdrop of the country's overall socio-political development, from the emergence of the film industry in the 1930s, through the Nasser and Sadat eras, up to the era of globalization. ... Read more



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