Women Writing Africa
The Northern Region
Women Writing Africa by Amira Nowaira
Book DescriptionThe fourth volume, focused on Northern Africa, includes over 100 texts from Algeria, Egypt, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan, and Tunisia. This pioneering volume includes works from 3000 BCE to the present; from an Egyptian Queen's marriage proposal to contemporary women promoting new marriage and family laws. In addition to Ber-ber poetry and oral history, much prose in the volume is original, and many names will resonate with modern readers, including Leila Abou Zeid, Amina Arfaoui, Salwa Bakr, Assia Djebar, Nawal El Saadawi, and Fatima Mernissi. Important themes of this title include polygamy, FGM, the veil, education, and political participation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781558615892
(228mm x 152mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Amira Nowaira
"["Women Writing Africa Vol 4: The Northern Region"] . . . provides a thorough documentation of women's lives. . . . A general reader, I found the collection a varied and thorough introduction to the history of the area. . ." "Feminist Review" "I would shout about these books from the rooftop. . . . They are hugely important books, books for which we should all be grateful . . ." "The Mumpsimus Blog" "All [of the "Women Writing Africa" volumes] are important, fascinating, and informative. . . . ["The Northern Region"] is an invaluable resource for everyone." "MultiCultural Review""
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