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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of whose lyrics glorified brave men and their horses. She depicted them in her tapestries, including Abu Zayd al-Hilali , woven in 1961. When her marriage went through turbulent times, one way for her to express her anger and frustration was to weave The War , better known as Battle on Horseback...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 433–441.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to Giorgio de Chirico’s Horse with Riders (1934), where a horse, feminized and voluptuous in form, is being tamed by the smaller figure of a naked man. A large red bloodstain guides us along to an image of Hammam herself as a young woman riding a horse, in an unmistakable parallel to de Chirico’s steed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 69–88.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of the father begin: “ Find wood, tether the horses, arrange the sacks, go into the cave and lay down the rugs, yes, the dark cave, go ,” the boy is ordered (9). This is the boy’s first experience of separation from his mother, and it is traumatic for him. In Kristeva’s terms, separation from the mother...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... ‘Adil’s prized thoroughbred horse is accidentally freed from its stall and walks onto a mine fi eld. Abu ‘Adil needs the help of the Israelis who know the layout of the mines in the fi eld to rescue the horse. Although the Israeli offi cer who accompanies Abu ‘Adil to the fi eld is brusque...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
...; the music and ballet school enclosed by barbed wire and bordered by an endless line of Iraqi soldiers waiting for their pay from American Marines; barefoot children leading looted race horses through traffic jams; and the mural of 26-year-old Esam Pasha painted over a portrait of Saddam Hussein (197...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 256–259.
Published: 01 July 2019
... cities. Women in rural areas often recall that their female ancestors rode horses and camels and argue, therefore, that there is no reason for them not to drive cars as a form of modern transportation. Aware of the enforcement of the ban in urban areas, however, female villagers driving their cars close...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... character who greedily collects Bedouin material culture, horses, songs, and folktales. I approach the novelist’s manner of writing about emotion and imaginativeness by attending to aesthetic processes themselves, aspects often ignored by anthropologists looking at fiction (Arebi 1994 ; Schmidt...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
...-century Arabian horse enthusiast and writer of Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates (al-Shammari 2014 , 245), Anne epitomizes Victorian Orientalist practices and discourses. Particularly interested in breeding horses, she sets her sights on Fatima’s Arabian filly, Khayra (al-Tahawy 1999 , 56). Fatima...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
... OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES years, scholars such as David Pinault have made a concerted eff ort to emphasize the signifi cance of women in Muslim ritual and devotional activities (Horse of Karbala 2001). Abbas asserts that, “In general, little ethnographic investigation of rituals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., “I” and “We”) are always present in The Turkish Ordeal, at times separate (when she wit- hdraws into her inner world—the “People, Horses, and Dogs” chapter, for example) or conflated (when Halide Edib has no sense of “individual boundary,” for instance), and ultimately at odds with one another...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
... midwives: a movement that was far from conventional for a British woman in the colonial sphere. An article of January 31, 1938, in the Palestine Post described the first female welfare inspector, Hilda Ridler, as “a romantic figure . . . a young Englishwoman, riding a horse to remote Arab villages...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... a) involved some 1,000 male participants; the organizers’ costs included rental of the horses and honoraria for the folkloric singers (had- daya). For the individual procession taking the bride from her home, the groom’s expense of USD 25 included videos of the evening party and the collective male...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2023
... rather than suppress. Here Jamali also refers to the Crucifixion: “My horses the last grooves of Calvary” (18). She is well aware of the repercussions of entering the realm of pleasure within her society; it would result in crucifixion and passion, torture, and pain. Calvary becomes her private zone...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
... WOMEN’S STUDIES Egyptian filmmaker Atteyat al Abnoudi’s classic 1971 short film Hussan El Ttain (Horse of Mud) has established her as a pioneer in women’s documentary filmmaking and ushered a new generation of women’s artistic production (Wassef 1998). Abnoudi uses the documen...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... by Americans on spirited Arabian horses and elementary school children dressed as Cowboys and Indians” (Basrawi 2009 , 13). Fadia marched in multiple parades, including as a majorette ( fig. 13 ). Hegemonic US cultural forms on Aramco’s campus were powerful in their appeal to Fadia and her siblings, giving...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... proximity to Saudi Arabia, Laurent Bonnefoy (2011a, 15) argues that we must understand this resurgence not as a “Trojan horse of Saudi inter- ests,” but rather as a phenomenon spread by transnational individuals. Lisa Wedeen (2008, 199 – 200, 208) notes that causal forces include flows of migrant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 8–39.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dominates the scene, sitting high astride his horse, as the woman is wrested vio- lently from the arms of her family. Her abuse is a symbol of both na- tional and racial threats to the Greek nation and to European women in general, threats mounted by the twisted masculinity of Ottoman rulers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 March 2023
... culturally authentic, ideal, and docile femininity and allegedly aggressive, overtly Westernized, antifamily, and antimotherhood “others” ( Guardian 2014). Framing feminism as the Trojan horse of Western powers or as the handmaiden of Westernism implies the attempts to define the nation and the gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 25–54.
Published: 01 July 2005
... (Barhum’s Baggy Pants. Days of the Safarbarlik). Damascus: al-Shadi lil-Nashr wa al-Tawzi’. al-Khani, Mallahat 1981 Al-araba bila jawad (The Carriage without a Horse). Damascus: Manshurat Ittihad al-Kuttab al-Arab. 1987 Imraa mutalawwina (A Multicolored Woman). Damascus...