Alif 43: Brotherly/Sisterly Relations in Literature and the Arts


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English and French Section:

  • Andrea Maria Negri: Lovers as Siblings in al-Manfalūṭī’s Adaptations
  • Mariam Elashmawy: “The Sons of the Pasha are Fallāḥīn”: The Taymūriyya Brothers in Interwar Egypt
  • Mary Youssef: Together from Womb to Tomb: Sisters, Brothers, and the Nation in Mahfouz and Kanafani
  • Yomna Saber: The Mimetic Desires of Warring Siblings in Fuʾād al-Takarlī’s Novels
  • Muhammed F. Salem: Loving My Brother-in-Law: Sister Rivalry in the Work of Lehmann and Foenkinos
  • Noha Hanafy: Contesting Narratives: Sibling Relations as Political Allegory in Lā tukhbir al-ḥiṣān
  • Safaa Fathy: M pour un frère : Témoignage
  • Anna Głowacka: Sisters at Crossroads: On Sister Relations in Restoration Literature in German (Translated by Karam AbuSehly)

Arabic Section:

  • Magda Hasabelnaby: Sisterhood of Resistance and Creativity: Latifa al-Zayyat and Radwa Ashour
  • Shereen Abouelnaga: Sisterhood in the Afro-American Context: From White Uniformity to Black Intersectionality
  • Saad Al-Bazei: Fraternal Hegemony in Four Novels from the Arabian Peninsula
  • Abdelrahman Abuabed: Brother-Sister Psychic Duality in Folktales: Jungian Individuation via Voice and Intuition
  • Dalia Said Moustafa: Brotherly/Sisterly and Friendship Ties among Palestinian Children in Mai Masri’s Films
  • Hala K. Gomaa: Female Friendship Novels: Sisterhood in Third-Wave Feminism
  • Manal Al-Natour: Brotherly Ties and Their Implications in Syrian Prison Literature
  • Amina Mansour: “Cairo Captions”: A Photo-Testimony on Human Fraternity