Ihsan Abdel Kouddous: Photos and Films

But then again so was the Ihsan Abdel Quddous novel it was based on, published in 1952.” El Shimi adds: Salah “Abu Seif made film adaptations of several of Abdel [Kouddous’s] novels during this period, resulting in Al-Wesada Al-Khalya (The Empty Pillow, 1957), La Anam (I Don’t Sleep, 1956) and Al-Banat Wal Seif (Girls and the Summer, 1960). Ihsan Abdel Kouddous: Photos and Films January 4, 2022January 4, 2022 by mlynxqualey In celebration of the English-language publication of Ihsan Abdel Kouddous’s I Do Not Sleep, translated by Jonathan Smolin, we have a small special section on Abdel Kouddous. Fifty films were based on Ihsan’s fiction.” Among these was the beloved I Am Free, the script for which was adapted by Naguib Mahfouz. * Dozens of Ihsan Abdel Kouddous’s (1919-1990) popular novels have been adapted to film, many of them popular and groundbreaking cinematic works in their own right. Though not as progressive as I am Free, all had female characters in the lead role.” Several films made from Abdel Kouddous’s novels can be watched on YouTube, including I Don’t Sleep: Fans can also find a wealth of photos at @ihsanabdelkouddous and @ihsanabdelkouddous_movies. In a re-assessment of the film in Mada Masr in 2015, Rowan El Shimi wrote: “Salah Abu Seif’s 1958 production Ana Hurra (I am Free) was definitely ahead of its time. As Smolin said in a wide-ranging discussion of Abdel Kouddous and his work, many films adapted from Abdel Kouddous’s novels became “classics of melodrama, and so many actors and actresses really built their careers on his films. Read more: An excerpt from I Do Not Sleep A Talk with Jonathan Smolin: On the Intersections of Abdel Kouddous’s Politics and His Fiction Ali Shakir: The Silencing of Ihsan Abdel Kouddous Two short stories by Abdel Kouddous: “The Qur’an,” translated by Rahma Bavelaar “God is Love,” translated by Rahma Bavelaar Book talks: January 11, with Jonathan Smolin, Sharif Abdel Kouddous, and M Lynx Qualey January 27, with Jonathan Smolin and Alaa al-Aswany Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading…

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