Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Haddarah
Born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1930.
Critic and translator.
Graduated from the Arabic Language Department at the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University, in the year 1952.
Obtained a master's degree in 1957 and a Ph.D. in 1960.
*Appointed as a teaching assistant at Ain Shams University's Faculty of Arts.
Worked as a cultural attaché at the League of Arab Ststes.
Appointed as a professor at the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University.
Held positions as the Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at the Faculty of Arts, Tanta University, as well as the Head of the Arabic Language and Literature Department.
Worked at several universities in the Arab world.
Member of the Literary Studies Committee at the Supreme Council of Culture.
Member of the Writers Union.
Served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alexandria Story Club and a member of the permanent scientific committees for evaluating the scientific output of candidates for promotion to the rank of professor and assistant professor.
Received the Literary Excellence Award in Arabic Language in 1948, the Historical Novel Award from the Supreme Council for Arts and Literature in 1960, and Al-Yamaani Award in Poetry Criticism in 1996.
Selected by the American Encyclopedia (Who's Who) as one of five thousand important figures worldwide.
Passed away in 1997.
Among his works:
"Trends of Contemporary Sudanese Poetry"
"Renewal in Exile Poetry"
"The Problem of Plagiarism in Literary Criticism"
"Trends in Arabic Poetry in the Second Hijri Century"
"Studies in Arabic Poetry"
"Articles in Literary Criticism"
"Arabic Poetry in the First Hijri Century"
"Arabic Poetry in the Pre-Islamic Era"
"Al-Ma'mun, the General Caliph"
"Modern Literary Criticism"
"Studies in Literary Criticism: Between Theory and Practice"
"Contemporary Arabic Poetry: Where to?"