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Arab Women's Lives Retold: Exploring Identity Through Writing

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Examining late twentieth-century autobiographical writing by Arab women novelists, poets, and artists, this anthology explores the ways in which Arab women have portrayed and created their identities within differing social environments. Even as the collection dismantles standard notions of Arab female subservience, the works presented here go well beyond the confines of ...more
Paperback, 271 pages
Published January 17th 2008 by Syracuse University Press (first published October 1st 2007)
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A Professor in English and gender and women's studies, Nawar Al-Hassan Golley obtained her PhD in Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham, UK. Golley worked at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK, before joining AUS in August 1999. She has presented several papers at international conferences such as the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, published many ...more
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