American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Mahfouz, Naguib 1911-2006. Egyptian writer whose works include the novels Autumn Quail (1962) and The Beggar (1965). He won the 1988 Nobel Prize for literature.
“Bin Mahfouz, a BCCI principal, was implicated in the collective fraud, though not directly connected to Bush's company.”
“Mahfouz is writing about a renaissance, the rise of Egyptian nationalism, the fight for independence and regained self-confidence reflected in his own times, as many times before.”
“In actual fact, a similar theme runs through Awlad haratina ( "Children of our quarter", 1959; translated as Children of Gebelawi), which created the greatest stir in Mahfouz's life, and determined his fate in a violent way.”
“Taking an active part in the Egyptian film industry, both as an official and as a producer of manuscripts, Mahfouz is also part and parcel of a modernisation process that comprises the leading film-producing country in the”
“Many Egyptians know the stories by Mahfouz from the cinema.”
“Mahfouz is - like the investigator, Meriamun, in his novel on the enigmatic Akhenaten - perpetually pursuing his own self.”
“The pockets of the one called Mahfouz held an emergency passport and visa.”
“Mahfouz is not a pessimist, even though he is occasionally referred to as one.”
“For private reasons Mr. Mahfouz is unable to join us tonight.”
“* Information about "Mahfouz", a 25-minute composition featuring Tom Waits reading.”
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