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By Radwa Ashour,Ferial J. Ghazoul

Arab women’s writing within the smooth age started with ‘A’isha al-Taymuriya, Warda al-Yaziji, Zaynab Fawwaz, and different nineteenth-century pioneers in Egypt and the Levant. This precise study—first released in Arabic in 2004—looks on the paintings of these pioneers after which lines the advance of Arab women’s literature in the course of the finish of the 20 th century, and likewise features a meticulously researched, complete bibliography of writing by way of Arab girls. within the first part, in 9 essays that disguise the Arab heart East from Morocco to Iraq and Syria to Yemen, critics and writers from the Arab global learn the foundation and evolution of women’s writing in every one kingdom within the zone, addressing fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiographical writing.
The moment a part of the amount includes bibliographical entries for over 1,200 Arab girls writers from the final 3rd of the 19th century via 1999. every one access features a brief biography and a bibliography of every author’s released works. This part additionally comprises Arab women’s writing in French and English, in addition to a bibliography of works translated into English.
With its vast scope and large learn, this publication is an essential source for a person drawn to Arabic literature, women’s experiences, or comparative literature.
Contributors: Emad Abu Ghazi, Radwa Ashour, Mohammed Berrada, Ferial J. Ghazoul, Subhi Hadidi, Haydar Ibrahim, Yumna al-‘Id, Su‘ad al-Mani‘, Iman al-Qadi, Amina Rachid, Huda al-Sadda, Hatim al-Sakr.

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