Taha Hussein

Taha Hussein (* 14. November 1889; † 28. October 1973) is one of the most important and most influential Arab writers 20. Century. The first Arab literature Nobelpreisträger Nagib Mahfuz said, Taha Hussein would earned have had the Nobelpreis before him.

Taha Hussein buildup in simple conditions, as an infant became blind it. It attained a doctorate at the aluminium-Azhar-university in Cairo and to the Sorbonne in Paris. At the University of Cairo he was lecturer in Arab literature. In addition it worked as translator and a literary critic.

Among its most important works its autobiography aluminium-Ajjam appeared in three volumes ranks (on German appeared as: Childhood days, youth years in Cairo, citizen of the world between Cairo and Paris).



  • Khalid aluminium-Maaly, Mona: Encyclopedia of Arab authors 19. and 20. Century. Palmyra publishing house, Heidelberg 2004, ISBN 3-930378-55-8

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