Fawziya Mahran


Fawziya Mahran,
(1931 - ), ( فوزية مهران)  Egyptian novelist and short-story writer born in Alexandria. She has a B.A. in English literature from Cairo University. She is a boardmember of the Rose al-Yusuf F oundation. A collection of her stories, Bayt al-talibat, was translated into Russian.

She has worked at Sabah al-khayr magazine and is the author of Ta'ammulat mawaqif dramiya ji qisas al-Qur'an (Contemplating Dramatic Scenes in Stories of the Qur'an, Cairo, Dar al-Ma'arif, 1987).

(From Arab Women Writers A Critical reference Guide by Radwa Ashour & Feryal Ghazoul)


Publications: (Arabic)

  • Bayt al-talibat (The Girls' Dorm, short stories). Cairo: Rose al-Yusuf Foundation, 1961.
  • Najmat Sina' (The Sinai Star, short stories). Cairo: privately published, 1968.
  • Jiyad al-bahr (Sea Horses, novel). Cairo: Rose al-Yusuf Foundation, 1984.
  • Hajiz amwaj (A Barrier of Waves, novel). Cairo: Rose al-Yusuf Foundation, 1988.
  • Ughniya li-l-bahr (A Song for the Sea, short stories). Cairo: Dar 'Uyun J adida, 1994.
  • al-Tamathil tantasir: al-Mutran Kabutshi (The Statues Prevail: Archbishop Cappuci, play). Cairo: General Egyptian Book Organization, 1995.


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