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Wajah Telanjang Perempuan

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This powerful account of brutality against women in the Muslim world remains as shocking today as when it was first published, more than a quarter of a century ago. It was the horrific female genital mutilation that she suffered aged only six, which first awakened Nawal el Saadawi's sense of the violence and injustice which permeated her society. Her experiences working as ...more
346 pages
Published 2003 by Pustaka Pelajar (first published 1977)
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Hadeel Aburahma
Feb 26, 2014 Hadeel Aburahma rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"إن الحرية لها ثمن، تدفعه المرأة المتحررة من صحتها وراحتها ونظرة المجتمع المعادية لها. لكن المرأة أيضاً تدفع ثمن العبودية والخضوع من صحتها وشخصيتها ومستقبلها، والأفضل للمرأة أن تدفع الثمن وتكون حرة على أن تدفع الثمن وتظل عبدة"
C.
I have to say that much of this came across as absolutely crazy. Interestingly, not so much because of the content, which was mostly entirely reasonable, but because of the way it was written, and perhaps translated. I have heard before that Arabic writing conventions are very different to English, and I definitely saw that here. El Saadawi seems to write in circles, repeating herself constantly, bringing up points only to abandon them immediately and perhaps come back to them later. Which, to m ...more
Ghazal
كتاب رائع آخر من الأعمال الفكرية للدكتورة نوال السعداوي. في كل مرة أقرأ كتاب جديد للكاتبة يصبح لدي رؤية جديدة متحررة لأمور كانت رتيبة تقليدية متوارثة و أؤكد هنا عن امكانية التحرر بشكل مسؤول و ليس بهيئة تقليد أعمى لمفهوم الحرية الدارج. العمل رائع يسلط الضوء على الأفكار التاريخية و الأدبية و السياسية و الاجتماعية و الاقتصادية التي هي خلف اضطهاد المرأة العربية. تتحدث دكتورة نوال عن اللاأخلاقية في القيم الأخلاقية و عن العدالة غير العادلة و استغلال النظام و الاستعمار للشعوب و بشكل خاص للمرأة رغم كونه ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
عنوان: «چهره عریان زن عرب»؛ نویسنده: «نوال السعداوی»، مترجمان: «مجید فروتن - رحیم مرادی»؛ ناشر: «کانون نشر اندیشه های نوین»، زبان کتاب: فارسی، تعداد صفحه: 336، اندازه كتاب: رقعی، سال انتشار: 1359
دکتر «نوال سعداوی» نویسنده، فعال اجتماعی، و یک پزشک متولد: اکتبر میلادی در «قاهره» از «مصر» است. در حاشیه ماندن زنان مصر، برای «سعداوی» همیشه پرسش برانگیز بوده، او، فقدان دموکراسی و آزادی را، عامل عقب ماندگی هموطنانش میداند. آشنایی خوانندگان عرب با «نوال سعداوی»، با نخستین رمان او «مذکرات طبیبه(خاطرات
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Sarah 1st
Mar 26, 2013 Sarah 1st rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كتاب ممتاز تطرق الى كل شئ، من التاريخ القديم للمراة او العصر الاموي عندما كانت المرأة صاحبة الشان والقرار وكيف تحول المجتمع الى مجتمع ذكوري تذكرت قليلا اثناء قرائتي له رواية دان براون شفرة دافنشي لانها تطرقت نوعا ما لنفس الموضوع عن قدسية الانثى ، صورة المرأة عند الادباء كالعقاد وطه حسين والحكيم وتولستوي والروايات الشعبية كقصص الف ليلة وليلة كيف صورها البعض بانها الشيطان سبب البلاء في كل شئ وعلى النقيض بعض الكتاب الذين وقفوا في الصف المحايد او تعاطفوا مع المرأة ، تم ذكر الامثلة الايجابية لنساء كث ...more
Lee
Apr 14, 2008 Lee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You know those books that you read because you have to or were recommended to read and expected very little from but end up blowing away your perceptions and preconceived beliefs? this book is one of them. I think it is essential reading for anyone who remotely considers themselves a western feminist or whatever the colloquial term is now. I first read this book in college and it turned upside down my ideas of what feminism was about. i read it right after "A history of their Own" and i have to ...more
ahmed sami elwakeel
الفكره تسيطر عليها من ساسها لراسها فى جميع كتبها
دى بعض الاجزاء اللى عجبتنى فى الكتاب
المرأه كان يصنع لها تماثيل بحجم الراجال من الاسره الاولى الى ال3 وال
ثم ظهر نظام اقطاعى وثوريت الاب لابنائه
ثم حدث فى عصر السره 7 ثوره منف ثم عادت مكانه المراه
فى الاسره الثامنه عشر وعادت الى مكانتها وظهرت نفرتيتى وحتشبسوت
ثم امر تحتمس الثالث بهدم تماثيلها
بيسيثت
كانت مديره للاطباء
مى زياده فى العصر الحديث
عن ثوره 1919 لم تذهب المكاسب للطبقه الكادحه بل للطبقه العليا
هذا ما يحدث دائما
لم تنشأ مدرسه للثانوى العام للفتيات ا
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Imane
لا أنكر أنني قد أفدت من بعض ما في الكتاب من لطائف معرفية وبعض الأفكار الموضوعية في هذا المجال، لكنني أعتب على الدكتورة عدم اتباع المنهج العلمي القويم الذي يستند الى أصح ما ثبت في المسألة ومحاكمة أهل الدين الى ما يدينون به وهي القائلة في كتابها أن "الدين لا يفهم كنصوص متفرقة وإنما يفهم كلا متكاملا" فقد وجدت خلال قراءتي لهذا الكتاب الآتي:

- العودة بنا الى عصور البدائية والجاهلية لإثبات عظمة المرأة من خلال تأليهها والعياذ بالله

- الاستشهاد بأحاديث وروايات دون تثبت أو تهميش بتحقيق، ولنتذكر القاعدة الذ
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Hala Hama
Overall I found this book to be dissapointing. I expected the book to give a more wholesome picture of women in Arab society. Instead I found the author to draw weak links between cause and effect throughout the book. For example, she mentions that the move from matriarchal society to patriarchal society was a direct consequence of a change into a capitalistic society. But I feel there must be more to it than just that and the author failed to go into those reasons. Additionally, I feel that the ...more
Ala Nasser
Sep 28, 2014 Ala Nasser rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Läylǿz
Mar 10, 2013 Läylǿz rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
انا كليلى شايفاه مش بطال ... بغض النظر عن عرض بعض المعلومات المغلوووووووووووطة الكتيير في الكتاب الى ان طريقة العرض كويسة جدا لفكرة زي تحرير المرأة .. شكرا نوال السعداوي وعتابي انك حطة حاجات غلط ضيقتني بس كدة ^_^
Hanan AL-Sawy
Aug 05, 2015 Hanan AL-Sawy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كتاب مؤلم وواقعي جداً، يحتوي على نظرو شمولية لحال المرأة على مر العصور في المنطقة العربية،
ولنا أن نتخيل إن من وقت اصدار الطبعة الأولى سنة 1980 لحد انهارده 2015 الوضع مختلفش كتير ابداً في مصر والعالم العربي
APHRODAITE
سوداوي..وحزين..لكنه واقعي جداً،،يحكي وضع المرأه في البلاد العربيه..وجور الانظمه والرجل عليها.
mehri
Jul 24, 2007 mehri rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ivereaden
it's unbelievable,but a bitter truth!
Mahmoud Mustafa
Jan 15, 2013 Mahmoud Mustafa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
it was amazing
Massir Destin
May 25, 2010 Massir Destin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
La moitié mutilée

Une nuit - j'avais six ans -, j'étais dans mon lit, bien au chaud et en paix, dans un agréable demi-sommeil; dans ma tête voletaient de tendres rêves d'enfant avec leur cortège de gentilles fées. Soudain, je sentis quelque chose s'agiter sous mes draps, cela ressemblait à une énorme main, froide et rude, qui palpait mon corps, comme pour y chercher je ne sais quoi. Presque simultanément, une autre main, tout aussi froide et rude, s'abattit sur ma bouche, m'empêchant de crier.

On
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Gili Austin
I have already read "Woman at Point Zero" and "God dies by the Nile" by the same author and both books have radically shaken me to the tragic lives of women in the Arab and or Muslin world. As these societies are profoundly patriarchal fundamentally male violence is directed radically towards girls and women in ways that are both cruel, dehumanising and psychologically damaging to most women. This particular book opens with a vivid and coldly shocking description of her own genital mutilation( f ...more
Meriem Bouraoui
Jul 27, 2015 Meriem Bouraoui rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You just can't read it and continue as a story.
This is a book that makes you stop at every coarner to think, and think about every single word !
you will learn too much, just like i did !
Kamini
Aug 21, 2014 Kamini rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Powerful. Essential reading for every man, essential pocket knowledge for every woman.
Diane
Oct 26, 2014 Diane rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Probably heartstopping in its time (1980) but now it's dated.
Shayan
Feb 28, 2014 Shayan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
I really enjoyed it as Nawal El Saadawi rewinds back to the ancient times and uses many references. I feel that some chapters were longer than necessary for my attention span. But a brilliant book to read regardless.
Libgirl16
Nov 20, 2012 Libgirl16 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book about the plight of women born and raised amid harsh unyielding social restrictions. The writer's narration of undergoing FGM at the age of six is perhaps the most painful part of the book. Really hard to understand why any society would want to completely dehumanize one half of their population, and what makes men decide that they must be the keepers of religion and social mores.
Melanie
Sep 28, 2008 Melanie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nawal El Saadawi is a doctor, a feminist, and the erstwhile director of public health in Egypt. Although she is a woman committed to Islam, many of her books are banned in Egypt because she is unabashed about her opposition to female genital mutilation. A bookstore owner in Cairo offered me this book from his back room, and I was grateful for the education.
Xio
She was a doctor and had dealt with the problem of botched female circumcision and other issues of limitation and circumstance surrounding females she began to write about it. I read this a long long time ago and my memory kind of sucks but this made a huge impression on me. Especially after reading debeauvoir, Friedan and Greer.
Sabine
Aug 27, 2011 Sabine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is book is extremely bold, and it contains some of the most shocking and disturbing stories I've ever read.
Stories in this book shed a lot of light on the issue of discrimination against women in Egypt, and how defenseless they are against their society and its traditions.
Rahma
May 19, 2007 Rahma rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
al-Sadaawi always impresses me with her honesty and unfailing energy, and this book is important for reveiling facts that require attention and action. Still, she is not the best of analysts and I couldn't really get over the many generalizations about both 'the West' and 'Islam'.
Rina
Jul 06, 2012 Rina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Women's must read.

Membuka mataku lebar-lebar tentang dunia sekarang yang menindas kaum perempuan. Mengingatkan betapa kuatnya perempuan sebenarnya.

Seperti biasa, Nawal menulis dengan lugas, terang, jujur, dan berani. Kita semua berutang sama dia, untuk buku ini.


Zahrah Awaleh
May 15, 2007 Zahrah Awaleh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone
This is one of the first feminist works that I read as a young teenager that really spoke to me, and I listened good! I love this book for her passionate arguments and love for women's equal rights everywhere.
Kenisha Thompson
This book is an awesome review of women of the Arabian World and gives insight into Islam before Muhammad. I hope you will read! I loved it!
Tikah Kumala
Sep 02, 2013 Tikah Kumala rated it liked it
Shelves: koleksi-bukuku
Terengah-engah di tengah jalan.
Mungkin akan kuskip dulu deh bacanya.
Sampai merasa perlu melanjutkan.
Tapi, *Jangan ditiru ya gaya baca begini*
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Nawal El Saadawi (Arabic: نوال السعداوي) was born in 1931, in a small village outside Cairo. Unusually, she and her brothers and sisters were educated together, and she graduated from the University of Cairo Medical School in 1955, specializing in psychiatry. For two years, she practiced as a medical doctor, both at the university and in her native Tahla.

From 1963 until 1972, Saadawi worked as Dir
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