Women's writing and Muslim societies : the search for dialogue, 1920-present (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Women's writing and Muslim societies : the search for dialogue, 1920-present

Author: Sharif Gemie
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women's Writing and Muslim Societies looks at the rise in works concerning Muslim societies by both western and Muslim women--from pioneering female travellers like Freya Stark and Edith Wharton in the early twentieth century, whose accounts of the Orient were usually playful and humorous, to the present day and books such as Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita in Tehran and Betty Mahmoody's Not Without My Daughter, which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharif Gemie
ISBN: 9780708325407 0708325408 9780708325391 0708325394
OCLC Number: 816149994
Description: xii, 181 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : a party with a hundred women : on dialogue, orientalism and women's writing --
Travellers' tales : a typology --
Author and self --
The politics of time and space : a fractured modernity --
Voyages in manistan : the female traveller and the secret woman --
Islam : return journeys --
Towards dialogue?
Responsibility: Sharif Gemie.

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An analysis of a hundred prominent, commercially successful works by women, both Muslim and non-Muslim, concerning Muslim living in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, the UK and the USA.  Read more...

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"Innovative... This book is especially recommended for those interested in women's studies, Muslim studies, and comparative literature."--B. Harlow, University of Texas at Austin "Choice " ". . Read more...

 
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