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The Lamp of Umm Hashim and Other Stories

by Yahya Hakki

  • 89 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by American University in Cairo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • Literary,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Translations into English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Arab countries,
  • Fiction,
  • Short stories, Arabic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191347M
    ISBN 109774247884
    ISBN 109789774247880

    The Lamp of Umm Hashim: And Other Stories by Yahya Hakki. The first of several works in Arabic to deal with the way in which an individual tries to come to . The lamp of Umm Hashim: And other stories. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press. MLA. Ḥaqqī, Yaḥyá, Denys Johnson-Davies, and Yaḥyá Ḥaqqī. The Lamp of Umm Hashim: And Other Stories. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, Print. CHICAGO.

    The Lamp of Umm Hashim: And Other Stories Together with such figures as the scholar Taha Hussein, the playwright Tawfik al-Hakim, the short story writer Mahmoud Teymour and—of course—Naguib Mahfouz, Yahya Hakki belongs to that distinguished band of early writers who, midway through the last century, under the. "The Lamp of Umm Hashim and other stories" A collection of short stories of Yahya Hakki that explores the cultural differences between the east and west, the titular "Lamp of Umm Hashim" story follows a young Egyptian studying to be a doctor in England, who returns to Egypt and finds he wishes to apply what he learned to his native culture.

    The Lamp of Umm Hashim Education and career: He graduated from the Cairo school of Law in He worked as a diplomat Adviser to the national library of Egypt Editor of al-Majalla Literary career: series of Novella, novels, and short stories Literary criticism In , at the. Read "The Lamp of Umm Hashim And Other Stories" by Yahya Hakki available from Rakuten Kobo. Together with such figures as the scholar Taha Hussein, the playwright Tawfik al-Hakim, the short story writer Mahmoud T Brand: The American University in Cairo Press.


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Hakki is a must for those who want to read classical arab literature. I liked his style and the main short story of the book - the Lamp of Umm Hashim - is very good. I strongly recommend it, you won't get bored and you will have the sense of being in the stories yourself/5(3).

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The Lamp of Umm Hashim. Book Description: Together with such figures as the scholar Taha Hussein, the playwright Tawfik al-Hakim, the short story writer Mahmoud Teymour and—of course—Naguib Mahfouz, Yahya Hakki belongs to that distinguished band of early writers who, midway through the last century, under the influence of Western literature, began to practice genres of creative writing that.

The Lamp of Umm Hashim and other stories. Together with such figures as the scholar Taha Hussein, the playwright Tawfik al-Hakim, the short story writer Mahmoud Teymour and--of course--Naguib Mahfouz, Yahya Hakki belongs to that distinguished band of early writers who, midway through the last century, under the influence of Western literature, began to practice genres of creative writing that.

The lamp of Umm Hashim: and other stories. [Yaḥyá Ḥaqqī; Denys Johnson-Davies] -- "In the first story in this volume, the very short "Story in the Form of a Petition," Yahya Hakki demonstrates his ease with gentle humor, a form rare in Arabic writing. The title story (a novella), The lamp of Umm Hashim, appeared in a collection originally published in entitled Qindīl Umm Hāshim.

Story in the form of a petition was originally published in Denys Johnson-Davies The Lamp of Umm Hashim: and Other Stories (Modern Arabic Writing) Paperback – 15 January by Yahya Hakki (Author), Denys Johnson-Davies (Translator)5/5(2).

This book is a compilation of only 4 short stories and my favourite one has to be The Lamp of Umm Hashim. The Lamp of Umm Hashim story tells us a story of Ismail, a boy who has been sent to Europe by his father to become a health professional.

After 7 years of being in Europe, Ismail returns home and he has problem adapting to his former hometown/5(1). The lamp of Umm Hashim. Summary. Together with such figures as the scholar Taha Hussein, the playwright Tawfik al-Hakim, the short story writer Mahmoud Teymour and - of course - Nagulb Mahfouz, Yahya Hakki belongs to that distinguished band of early writers who, midway through the last century, under the influence of Western literature, began to practice genres of creative writing that.

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The Lamp of Umm Hashim contains only four stories by Yahya Hakki, presented in order of size -- from the first (only five pages long) to the title story, which takes up about half of the volume.

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The lamp of Umm Hashim and other stories About the Book. Together with such figures as the scholar Taha Hussein, the playwright Tawfik al-Hakim, the short story writer Mahmoud Teymour and―of course―Naguib Mahfouz, Yahya Hakki belongs to that distinguished band of early writers who, midway through the last century, under the influence of Author: Yahya Haqqi.

The Lamp of Umm Hashim by Yahya Hakki,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Lamp of Umm Hashim: Yahya Hakki: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K). "The Lamp of Umm Hashim is not only looked upon as one of the most important pieces of writing in the so-called renaissance of Arabic literature in the 20th century, it is also one of the most well-loved and popular stories that came out of the period."—Cairo Times.

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