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Rituals of memory in contemporary Arab women"s writing

Brinda J. Mehta

Rituals of memory in contemporary Arab women"s writing

by Brinda J. Mehta

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Memory in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrinda Mehta.
    SeriesGender, culture, and politics of the Middle East
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ7525.2 .M44 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17848213M
    ISBN 109780815631354
    LC Control Number2007003006

      The purpose of this study is to explore the limitations of Western conflict resolution approaches when presented in non-Western contexts, highlight the continuing vitality of Arab-Islamic rituals of reconciliation, and identify ways that the United States and other would-be mediators might benefit from a serious appraisal of such rituals.   Novelist Salwa Bakr spoke to CASA students this past week about women and Arabic literature, beginning with the s, when, “Every day you would open the window and find a female author writing a new book”. By Elisabeth Jaquette “When I first started to write, people would ask me – ‘Who wrote this for you?’” Salwa Bakr, prominent Egyptian author and critic, explored the.

    Contemporary Arab women are writing poetry in French, Swedish, English, Spanish as well ad Arabic; thus the task of translation has been complex. These are poems both of revolution and evolution, emerging from the ancient, rich but exclusionary tradition of poetry in Arabic. Arab Women Writing in English The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World Lebanese American University 08 14 16 19 22 25 29 32 34 37 38 40 evelyne accad The Importance of Music in my Writing and ‘Engagement’ suheir hammad break (shape), break (water) mona takieddine amyuni The Intimacy of Words zina alani mougharbel Arab Women File Size: 5MB.

    Pauline is co-founder and former secretary of the Arab American Studies Association and chair and co-founder of the Global Arab and Arab American Literature forum at the MLA. She has published encyclopedia entries, book chapters, and refereed articles on Arab women's autobiographies and Arab American literature. alternative about Arab women‘s agency. Thus, to read the trope of journey in Arab women‘s literary narratives as the site of challenge, deconstruction, transformation, and reconstruction of experience and subjectivity illuminates new ways of understanding Arab female agency. MostAuthor: Banan Al-Daraiseh.


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