Karin van Nieuwkerk
|"An hour for God and an hour
for the heart":
Islam, gender and female entertainment in Egypt
Editors note: the diacritics used in transliteration from Modern Standard Arabic have not been used in this text due to the difficulties involved in adapting them for web use. Their strict relevance to Egyptian colloquial is, in addition, debatable. Non-arabists wishing to follow up on Arabic terms used in the text, in order, for example, to locate them in an Arabic dictionary, would be advised to enlist the help of an Arabist.
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