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Arab women's writing in the modern age began with 'A'isha al-Taymuriya, Warda al-Yaziji, Zaynab Fawwaz, and other nineteenth-century pioneers in Egypt and the Levant. This unique study-first published in Arabic in 2004-looks at the work of those pioneers and then traces the development of Arab women's literature through the end of the twentieth century, and also includes a ...more
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Published July 1st 2008 by American University in Cairo Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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Много тъжно, но се наложи да прекъсна четенето на тази книга, както и на "The Spider's War. След тригодишна вярна и непрестанна служба четецът ми издъхна:(. Разбира се, конвертирах книжките в разпознаваем от компютъра формат, но се оказа, че мониторът и очите ми не се спогаждат. (А навремето изчетох по този начин многотомни саги...).
Така че, в очакване на по-добри времена, преминавам към хартиения вариант на "Малкият приятел" от неземната Дона Тарт. Пак е трудно за очите ми, ама нали виждането е
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