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Ḥusayn, Ṭāhā 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 1,661 works in 4,335 publications in 16 languages and 15,788 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  History  Bibliography  Personal narratives  Bio-bibliography  Young adult works 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, wpr, Dedicatee, Contributor, Speaker, Illustrator, Creator, Curator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PJ7864.A35, B
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Most widely held works about Ṭāhā Ḥusayn
 
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Most widely held works by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn
The call of the curlew by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

76 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique work of fiction in modern Arabic literature. It is a romantic story about the triumph of love over revenge. It describes the social taboos of the time and how one girl eventually overcomes them. Highly poetic style with deep insight into the human heart
A man of letters by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

58 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""A classic work by one of Egypt and the Arab world's greatest writers and thinkersTaha Hussein (1889-1973), blind from early childhood, rose from humble beginnings to pursue a distinguished career in Egyptian public life (he was at one time Minister of Education). But he was most influential through his voluminous, varied, and controversial writings. He became known by the unofficial title 'Dean of Arabic Letters, ' and the distinguished Egyptian critic Louis Awad described him as """"the greatest single intellectual and cultural influence on the literature of his period."""" Based on the true
The days by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

110 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The future of culture in Egypt by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shajarat al-buʼs by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

53 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande épreuve = ʻUthmân by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

39 editions published between 1947 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Islam
al-Waʻd al-ḥaqq by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

54 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En "La promesa de la verdad" Husayn ofrece su interpretación personal de lo que fue la predicación de Mahoma, abordando el tema desde un punto de vista erudito y riguroso, sin olvidar la emoción, en una reflexión que presenta "de manera extraordinariamente eficaz y convincente el ambiente sociocultural de Arabia, y más particularmente el de la Meca, en los años finales del siglo VI". Un texto absorbente con un objetivo claro, la vindicación del mensaje del Islam por parte de un intelectual de pensamiento libre que hace, además, bandera de esa actitud
Fī al-adab al-Jāhilī by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

37 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in Arabic and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sufferers : stories and polemics by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

49 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""A classic work by one of Egypt and the Arab world's greatest writers and thinkersTaha Hussein (1889-1973), blind from early childhood, rose from humble beginnings to pursue a distinguished career in Egyptian public life, but he was most influential through his voluminous, varied, and controversial writings. The stories in The Sufferers were first published in the periodical al-Katib al-Masri in 1946, but were banned by the government when collected in book form in 1947. The collection was finally published in Lebanon, and was only published in Egypt after the 1952 Revolution.""
Au dela du nil by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dreams of Scheherazade by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

30 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in Arabic and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alwān by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 1981 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maʻa al-Mutanabbī by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

21 editions published between 1936 and 1986 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fī al-shiʻr al-Jāhilī by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

29 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in Arabic and Turkish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabic poetry; To 622; History and criticism
Min ḥadīth al-Shiʻr wa-al-nathr by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

26 editions published between 1936 and 1980 in Arabic and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mā warāʼa al-nahr by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

al-Ḥubb al-ḍāʼiʻ by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

28 editions published between 1942 and 1981 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirʼāt al-Islām by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in Arabic and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tajdīd dhikrá Abī al-ʻAlāʼ by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jannat al-shawk by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Book )

14 editions published between 1945 and 1977 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A man of letters
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The daysBlindness & autobiography : Al-Ayyām of Ṭāhā ḤusaynṬāhā Ḥusayn : his place in the Egyptian literary renaissanceṬāhā Ḥusain's education : from the Azhar to the Sorbonne