Literacies in Contemporary Egypt: Everyday Writing and Political Change (Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series)

Literacies in Contemporary Egypt: Everyday Writing and Political Change (Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series)

By: Ivan Panovic (author)Hardback

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This book provides an ethnographically grounded description and interpretation of a variety of writing practices, including social media, in contemporary Egypt.

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About Author

Ivan Panovic is Andrew H. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Arabic Sociolinguistics, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

Contents

Introduction 1 Write like an Egyptian 2 Franco: Arabic without Arabic Script 3 The Third Player in the Field: English 4 Looking Back: A Historical Perspective 5 When Fusha is not enough 6 Language in the Time of Revolution: Transient Linguistic Cityscapes of Cairo 7 Going Ammi all the way, or maybe not: the Case of Wikipedia Masry 8 Tweet Like an Egyptian: Micro Blogging, Major Mixing 9 From Books to Facebook and Back 10 From Diglossia to Translingualism

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780415703963
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780415703963
  • ISBN10: 0415703964

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