Language and Identity in Modern Egypt
Book Description:

Reem Bassiouney explores these questions by drawing on newspaper articles, caricatures, blogs, patriotic songs, films, school textbooks, TV talk-shows, poetry and novels to show the relationship between language, public discourse and national identity in Egypt. Readers will discover the intricate ways in which media and public discourse help shape and outline identity through linguistic processes.

eISBN: 978-0-7486-8965-1
Subjects: History, Linguistics, Political Science