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Desert voices : Bedouin women's poetry in Saudi Arabia

Author: Moneera Al-Ghadeer
Publisher: London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Library of modern Middle East studies, 74.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bedouin, or 'desert dwellers, ' have a rich cultural heritage often expressed through music and poetry. Here Moneera Al-Ghadeer provides us with the first comparative reading of women's oral poetry from Saudi Arabia. She examines women's lyrics of love, desire, mourning and grievance. We come to understand Bedouin mores and - most significantly - the unique description of a desert that is consistently held to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Al-Ghadeer, Moneera.
Desert voices.
London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies, 2009
(OCoLC)649309104
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Moneera Al-Ghadeer
ISBN: 9781845116668 1845116666
OCLC Number: 417150081
Language Note: Poems translated from the Arabian.
Description: viii, 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reading the nomadic voices --
Melancholic desire --
A malady of grief --
Masquerading tropes : the fiction of face and voice --
Technology and postcoloniality : Algeria and Arabia --
The translatability of the nomadic.
Series Title: Library of modern Middle East studies, 74.
Other Titles: Bedouin women's poetry in Saudi Arabia
Responsibility: Moneera Al-Ghadeer.

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The Bedouin, or 'desert dwellers', have a rich cultural heritage often expressed through music and poetry. This book presents a comparative reading of women's oral poetry from Saudi Arabia. It  Read more...

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