Chapter published in:
Landscapes of Realism: Rethinking literary realism in comparative perspectives. Volume II: Pathways through realism
Edited by Svend Erik Larsen, Steen Bille Jørgensen and Margaret R. Higonnet
[Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages XXXIII] 2022
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References

Works cited

1.Novels by Najīb Maḥfūz (Naguib Mahfouz)

The works of Naguib Mahfouz in Arabic are available online and as complete works. Quotations are from the English translations.

1.1Historical romances

2003
Khufu’s Wisdom. ʿAbath al-aqdār [1939], translated by Raymond T. Scott. Cairo and London: American University in Cairo Press and Eurospan 2003.Google Scholar
2003
Rhadopis of Nubia. Rādūbīs [1943], translated by Anthony Calderbank. Cairo and London: American University in Cairo Press and Eurospan.Google Scholar
2003
Thebes at War. Kifāh Tība [1944], translated by Humphrey Davies. Cairo and London: American University in Cairo Press and Eurospan.Google Scholar

1.2Realist novels

1966
Midaq Alley. Zuqāq al-Midaq [1947], translated by Trevor Le Gassik. Beirut: Khayats.Google Scholar
1985
The Beginning and the End. Bidāya wa-nihāya [1949], translated by Ramses Awad and edited by Mason Rossiter Smith. New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday.Google Scholar
1990
Palace Walk. Cairo Trilogy vol. 1. Bayn al-Qaṣrayn [1956], translated by William M. Hutchins and Olive Kenny. New York: Doubleday.Google Scholar
1991
Palace of Desire. Cairo Trilogy vol. 2. Qaṣr al-shawq [1957], translated William M. Hutchins, Lorne M. Kenny and Olive Kenny. New York: Doubleday 1991.Google Scholar
1991
Sugar Street. Cairo Trilogy vol. 3. Al-Sukkariyya [1957], translated by William M. Hutchins and Angele Botros Samaan. New York: Doubleday.Google Scholar
2008
Cairo Modern. Al-Qāhira al-jadīda [1945], translated by William M. Hutchins. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.Google Scholar
2008
Khan al-Khalili. Khān al-Khalīlī [1946], translated by Roger Allen. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.Google Scholar
2009
The Mirage. Al-Sarāb [1948], translated by Nancy N. Roberts. Cairo, New York and London: American University in Cairo Press and Eurospan.Google Scholar

1.3Allegories

1981
Children of Gebelawi. Awlād ḥāratinā [1959], translated by P. J. Stewart. London: Heinemann. Also: 1995 Children of the Alley, translated by Peter Theroux. New York: Doubleday.Google Scholar
1993
The Harafish. Malḥamat al-Ḥarāfīsh [1977], translated by Catherine Cobham. London: Doubleday.Google Scholar
1995
Arabian Nights and Days. Layālī alf Layla [1979], translated by Denys Johnson-Davies. London: Doubleday.Google Scholar

2.Film scripts for Salah Abu Seif

2.1Original screenplays

1947
Al-Muntaqim (The Avenger).Google Scholar
1948
Mughāmarāt ʿAntara wa ʿAbla (The adventures of Antara and Abla).Google Scholar
1953
Rayyā wa Sakīna (named after the Egyptian Bonnie and Clyde).Google Scholar
1954
Al-Waḥsh (The Beast).Google Scholar
1955
Shabāb imraʾa (A Woman’s Youth). Adapted from Hollywood film, Sunset Boulevard (1950).Google Scholar
1957
Al-Futuwwa (Gangs of Cairo).Google Scholar

2.2Adaptations

1951
Laka yawm yā ẓālim (The Unjust Will Have His Day of Reckoning). Adapted from Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin (1868).Google Scholar
1957
Al-Tarīq al-masdūd (Dead End) based on the novel from 1955 of the same title by Iḥsān ʿAbd al-Quddūs.Google Scholar
1959
Anā ḥurra (I am Free), based on a novel from 1954 of the same title by Iḥsān ʿAbd al-Quddūs.Google Scholar

3.Filmography

3.1Films based on Mahfouz’s novels

1964
Bayn al-Qaṣrayn (Palace Walk). Dir. Ḥasan al-Imām.Google Scholar
1964
Bidāya wa-nihāya (The Beginning and the End) Dir. Salah Abu Seif.Google Scholar
1964
Zuqāq al-Midaq. (Midaq Alley) Dir. Ḥasan al-Imām.Google Scholar
1966
Cairo 30. (Cairo Modern) Dir. Salah Abu Seif.Google Scholar
1966
Mirāmār. (Miramar) Dir. Kamal El Sheikh.Google Scholar
1967
Qaṣr al-Shawq (Palace of Desire). Dir. Ḥasan al-ImāmGoogle Scholar

3.2Egyptian films

1933
Al-Warda al-Baydāʾ (White Rose). Musical. Dir. Muḥammad Karīm’s.Google Scholar
1939
Al-ʿAzīma (Determination). Dir. Kamāl Salīm’s.Google Scholar
1954
Futuwwāt al-Ḥusayniyya (Strong Men of Husayniyya). Dir. Niyāzī Mustafā.Google Scholar
1955
Darb al-Mahābīl (Mahabil Alley). Dir. Tawfīq Sāliḥ.Google Scholar

3.3Mexican films

1993
Principio Y Fin (The Beginning and the End). Dir. Arturo Repstein.Google Scholar
1995
El calléjon de los Milagros (The Alley of Miracles). Dir. Jorge Fons.Google Scholar

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