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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 246–247.
Published: 01 November 2021
... by the charismatic Sa ad Zaghlul. Though aborted, it became a landmark event signaling early nationalism and panArabism, the beginning of decolonization, and the rise of a new consciousness. 1920 1924 The club Les Essayistes (The Essayists) is founded. Multiple sources give different dates; Bachir El Sibaei states...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 82–99.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of surrealism produced clear and essential modernist trends that have become characteristic of these arts. Copyright © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Georges Henein Egyptian surrealism Les Essayistes Un Effort Deraisons d’etre GEORGES HENEIN A Model for Egyptian Surrealism Bachir El Sibaei...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Georges Henein. He was among the first to be credited with introducing surrealism to Egyptian intellectuals and artists through a lecture he gave at a conference organized in Cairo in 1937 by Les Essayistes (alMuhawilun), a group of Francophone intellectuals with whom the young Henein was first associated...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 210–226.
Published: 01 November 2021
... abounding era.3 In January 1937, thanks to Henein s enthusiasm, he published the foundational Manifesto of the NeoOrientalists and held his first art show in Freidman Hall, Downtown Cairo, through Les Essayistes (The Essayists ) art exhibit.4 Almost two years later, along with Henein and thirty-five other...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 64–81.
Published: 01 November 2021
... an avant-garde study group called the Les Essayistes (The Essayists), comprised of Francophone intellectuals who later created the monthly journal Un Effort with the patronage of a certain Ahmed Rassim, a high-ranking official and literature enthusiast. The journal presented itself modestly as the only...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 40–53.
Published: 01 November 2021
... on poesia motorizatta (motorized poetry). Marinetti gave these lectures in Ewart Hall, at the American University in Cairo, on today s Tahrir Square.2 The following day, at the headquarters of the Cairo-based literary group Les Essayistes (The Essayists), Marinetti, Morpurgo, and a twenty-fouryear-old poet...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 144–162.
Published: 01 November 2021
... 1930s, the teenaged Cairene belonged to a Francophone group called Les Essayistes (The Essayists) and contributed to its publication Un Effort on political, literary, and art-related topics. Henein corresponded with André Breton in the mid-1930s while grapp[ling] with questions of how to fuse...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 100–118.
Published: 01 November 2021
... (An Effort), a magazine published in French by a group of writers known as Les Essayistes (The Essayists) in Cairo. Henein stated, If we look closely, we will find that surrealism represents the most ambitious experiment against obscurantism of our time. It perceived and presented new, authentic voices...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to the "dangers" of American imperialism. Such is the masses; resides too much in the realm of the meta• thrust of his Discours sur le colonialisme published physical; and is limited by elements of racial essen- in 1955, subsequently translated into English with tialism—-this latter critique...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of gains; texts and videos on peaceful activism by Le Group Amos, South African prisons). Although many works have documen• Congo Kinshasa; the collective Park Fiction's documentation of tary aspects, others are conceptual or lyrical, suggesting the a community's...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 14–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is • Beckwith • Black Collectivities Nka 17 The Radiant, film still. Courtesy and © the artists crucial to what we do. We locate ourselves at the inter- that, of course, are starkly different than what happens in section between the essayistic tradition that is a form of the States. Can you talk about...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2003
...—that the post-colonial is not Sekula's quasi-documentary, essayistic analysis in "Fish Story" is Spring / Summer 2002 Nka. 45 Eija-Liisa Ahtila, The House (Video Stills), 2002, Three-screen DVD...