Ahmed Shawqi (1868 - 1932) (أحمد شوقي) was an Egyptian poet and dramatist who pioneered the modern Egyptian literary movement, most notably introducing the genre of poetic epics to the Arabic literary tradition. Year 1868 ( MDCCCLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap Year 1932 ( MCMXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics. Drama is the specific mode of Fiction represented in Performance. Egyptian literature traces its beginnings to Ancient Egypt and therefore is some of the earliest known literature Shawqi also produced distinctive poetry that is widely considered to be the most prominent of the 20th century in Egypt.
Awesome man , pure awesomosity just plain awesome withe awesome poems and other awesome stuff Raised in a privileged setting, his family was prominent and well-connected with the court of the Khedive of Egypt. For the HMS Khedive, see ''USS'' Cordova. Khedive (from Persian for "lord" was a title first This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics. Upon graduating from high school, he attended law school, obtaining a degree in translation. Translation is the interpreting of the meaning of a text and the subsequent production of an equivalent text likewise called a " translation Shawqi was then offered a job in the court of the Khedive Abbas II, which he immediately accepted. Abbas II (also known as Abbas Hilmi Pasha) (عباس حلمي باشا ( July 14, 1874, Alexandria &ndash 19 December
After a year working in the court of the Khedive, Shawqi was sent to continue his studies in Law at the Universities of Montpellier and Paris for three years. The University of Montpellier (Université Montpellier was a French University in Montpellier in the Languedoc-Roussillon région The historic University of Paris (Université de Paris first appeared in the second half of the 13th century While in France, he was heavily influenced by the works of French playwrights, most notably Molière and Racine. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his Stage name, Molière, ( January 15, 1622 – February 17 1673) was a French Jean Racine ( ( December 22, 1639 &ndash April 21, 1699) was a French Dramatist, one of the "big three" of
He returned to Egypt in 1894, and remained a prominent member of Arab literary culture until the British forced him into exile in southern Spain, Andalusia, in 1914. Year 1894 ( MDCCCXCIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Andalusia (Andalucía is an autonomous community of Spain. It is the most populous and the second largest in terms of land area Year 1914 ( MCMXIV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Shawqi remained there until 1920, when he returned to Egypt. Year 1920 ( MCMXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920 of the Gregorian calendar In 1927 he was crowned by his peers Amir al- Sho’araa’ (literally: the Prince of Poets) in recognition of his considerable contributions to the literary field. Year 1927 ( MCMXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Shawqi’s work can be categorized into three main periods during his career:
Shawqi was the first in Arabic literature to write poetic plays. Arabic literature ( Arabic: الأدب العربي Al-Adab Al-Arabi) is the writing produced both Prose and Poetry, by speakers He wrote five tragedies:
Shawqi wrote several ill-written novels. A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story A few survived. He also wrote chapters of prose, as he called them, about several and unrelated subjects, and collected them under the title: the Markets of Gold.