“Merit” discusses a book by Shaker Abdel Hamid and opens the file of Egypt’s relationship with Africa

Issue No. (28) was published – April 2021 of Merit Cultural Magazine, the monthly electronic magazine published by Merit Publishing House, the general manager of the publisher Muhammad Hashem, and the editor-in-chief of the poet Samir Darwish. The issue “The Cultural Dossier”, entitled “Egypt in the Heart of Africa … Restoring the Hidden Role,” includes nine articles written by professors specializing in African affairs: they are Dr. Iman Abdel-Azim Sayed Ahmed, Dr. Salwa Hegazy, Dr. Samar Al-Bagouri, the Sudanese researcher Mustafa Dardak, and the researcher Iman Al-Shaarawy, Dr. Jihan Abbas, Walid Atlam, Dr. Hashem Al-Awadi (from Iraq), and Mohamed Abdel-Monsef, and in an editorial the editor-in-chief wrote on the same topic entitled “Respecting the Continent, Not Invading it.”

Egypt has two options in its relationship with the countries of Africa, ”and from what was stated in it:“ If Abdel Nasser attracted Africans with Islamic discourse through the city of resurrection and Al-Azhar University and sending sheikhs to countries to educate their citizens, then the current authority needs to develop education and rely on technology and train Africans in administrative innovation and transfer Industrial experiences, ideas and information, and all those modern means sold to them by the West and Israel at the expense of Egypt and its presence on the continent ».

In the section “Creativity and Creators”, the “Critical Visions” file included an article by Dr. Amani Fouad on the book of Dr. Shaker Abdel Hamid “The Strange … the concept and its manifestations in literature”, in addition to five other articles by novelist Tariq Imam, Dr. Ahmed Yahya Ali, Dr. Ahmed Alwani and Rasha Al-Fawal, and the Moroccan researcher Muhammad Sahl The “poetry” file included ten poems by the poets: Najat Ali, Zizi Shousha, Naji Abd al-Latif, Saeed Abdul-Maqsoud, Muhammad Tawfiq, Reda Ahmed, Dima Mahmoud, Abeer Zaki, Muhammad Hosni Ibrahim, and Muhammad Ali Azab. The story file included stories and chapters of novels for each of: Raouf Massad, Naim Sabry, Mohsen Younes, Hamdy Abu Jalil, Safaa al-Najjar, Munir Otaiba, Mustafa al-Balaki, Abdullah al-Salaymeh, and Hatem Mamdouh. The section “Noon Al-Niswa” was devoted to African issues and included two articles, one of them by Dr. Inas Hussam El-Din and researcher Farida Bandari. Africa was also present in the chapter on “renewing the discourse”, which included two articles: by Muhammad Zakaria (from the Central African Republic) by Rawda Ali Abdel Ghaffar, a specialist in African affairs.

In the “Around the World” section, there are three translations of Dr. Adel Dergham, the Tunisian poet Abdel Wahab Al-Mallouh and the Palestinian poet Dr. Muhammad Helmy al-Rishah In the section “Cultures and Arts,” the poet Samar Lashin conducted a dialogue with the great Iraqi poet Salah Fayek, entitled “Opinion” section, with three articles: Dr. Nadia Hanawi (from Iraq), Dr. Hassan Attia Taman, and Dr. Ali Afifi Ali Ghazi. In the “Art of Plastic” file, Dr. Manal Al-Bustani (from Iraq) wrote and included in the section “Arts” two articles: by Alaa Halifi (from Morocco), and Dr. Fawzi El-Shamy on the role of the artist Mohamed Sobhy in the interaction between the Academy of Arts and its surroundings in the Omrania district. In the “Books” file, there are three readings: Textual transcendence in the works of Hassan Al-Nassar by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad Abd Al-Radi, from the images of death in the Divan of Wadad Nabi “Death as if it were scrap” by Abdullah Al-Mutaqi (from Morocco), and a press review of the book of the Iraqi poet Fadel Al-Sultani, “The Land of the Door ».

Study of Six Translations of Elliot’s poem The Good Land. The cover plate and interior drawings accompanying the material for the section “Creativity and Creators” by the Jordanian artist Hilda Hayari (1969), the accompanying drawings for the “Noon Al-Niswa” section materials by the Egyptian artist Rabab Nammar (1939), and the photographs in the beginnings of the doors and on the back of the cover by the Egyptian-American photographer Suhail Darwish. The editorial board of Mirette Cultural Magazine consists of: Samir Darwish, Editor-in-Chief, Adel Samih, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Sarah El-Eskafy, Editor-in-Chief, and Islam Younes, Art Executive. The link for browsing the journal is:
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