Women And Words In Saudi Arabia / Edition 1

Women And Words In Saudi Arabia / Edition 1

by Saddeka Arebi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231084218

ISBN-13: 9780231084215

Pub. Date: 07/01/1994

Publisher: Columbia University Press

'In Women and Words in Saudi Arabia, ' Saddeka Arebi examines the works of contemporary Saudi women writers and their influence on Arabic cultural discourse. The writings of nine prominent writers are presented here in excerpt for the first time in English.  See more details below

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'In Women and Words in Saudi Arabia, ' Saddeka Arebi examines the works of contemporary Saudi women writers and their influence on Arabic cultural discourse. The writings of nine prominent writers are presented here in excerpt for the first time in English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231084215
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
0.83(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on Transliteration
Introduction: On Women and Words in Arabia - Discourses of Power1
1Women's Opportunities and the Social Organization of Writing30
2History of the Present and the Presence of History: Traffic in Symbols, Knowledge, and Experience56
3Victimization Literature: The Poetics of Justice and the Politics of Representation124
4Redefining the Issues: The Politics of Re-vision and the Production of Difference184
5Literary Marginalization and the Privatization of the Public246
6Conclusions and Implications: Contexts of Resistance and the Dialectics of Protest and Affirmation268
Notes301
References331
Index347

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