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Description - The Days: His Autobiography in Three Parts by Taha Hussein

"The Days" is a three-part autobiography of Taha Hussein, one of modern Egypt's greatest writers and thinkers. "An Egyptian Childhood" (1929) tells of Hussein's childhood in a small village in Upper Egypt, as he learned to come to terms with his blindness and win a place at Cairo's prestigious Azhar University. "The Stream of Days: A Student at the Azhar" (1939), is an enthralling picture of student life in Egypt in the early 1900s. "A Passage to France" (1973), carries the story on to his attainment of a doctorate at the Sorbonne.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789774246357
ISBN-10: 9774246357
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 122mm x 25mm)
Pages: 412
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: Egypt

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Author Biography - Taha Hussein

Taha Hussein (1889-1973) was most influential through his voluminous, varied and controversial writings. He was unofficially known as the ''Dean of Arabic Letters.''