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English and Creative Writing: Departmental Research Seminars

Date: 1 February 2012 Time: 5.00 pm

Venue: County Main Seminar Room 1

Lusting after Novelty:Fictions of Upheaval in Egypt, 1970-2011

Ziad Elmarsafy

(University of York)

Ziad Elmarsafy is a Reader in the Department of English at the University of York. He is the author of The Histrionic Sensibility: Theatricality and Identity from Corneille to Rousseau; Freedom, Slavery, and Absolutism: Corneille, Pascal, Racine and The Enlightenment Qur'an: The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam. He is currently working on a new monograph entitled The Sufi Novel: Fiction, Islam and Modernity in the Middle East and North Africa.

5 pm, Wednesday 1st February

County Main Seminar Room 1



Who can attend: Anyone


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Organising departments and research centres: English and Creative Writing


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