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The Impact of the Western Occupation on the Cultural Rooting of Modern Arabic Critical Movement: Ahmad Dayf, Taha Husain, and Mohammad Mandour as a Model

Journal: Journal of Social Sciences (COES&RJ-JSS) (Vol.9, No. 4)

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Page : 1431-1456

Keywords : Cultural Rooting; Modern Arabic Criticism; Ahmad Dayf; Taha Husain; Mohammad Mandour;

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This study aims to investigate the retreat of the critical Arab mind by examining selected stances of three Arab modern critics: Ahmad Dayf, Taha Husain, and Mohammad Mandour. The study highlights the relationship between the culture and colonization to reach to determine three concepts: culture, orientalism and reformation. Thus, the effects of these concepts on intellectual retreat. Furthermore, the current study discusses the negative role of the universities and the necessity of changing their teaching methods in order to establish liberal criticism free of the other's dependency.

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