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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . 1985 . Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire . New York : Columbia University Press . Sharabi Hisham . 1992 . Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society . New York : Oxford University Press . This dissertation explores the relations between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Leila Ben-Nasr Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging Fadda-Conrey Carol New York : New York University Press , 2014 . 243 pages. isbn 9781479804313 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... signals the need for further research in the book’s closing line: “What will be the fate of the female suffering body after the ‘Arab Spring’?” (134). Similarly, the geographic scope of the book makes one wonder how students of disability studies, modern literature, narratology, and gender studies will...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Hunters in a Narrow Street . London : Heinemann . Jabra Jabra Ibrahim . 1971 . “ Modern Arabic Literature and the West .” Journal of Arabic Literature 2 : 76 – 91 . Jabra Jabra Ibrahim . 1979 . Yanabiʿ al-Ruʾya . Beirut : Muʾassasah al-ʿArabiyah lil-Dirasat wal-Nashr...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Dana Olmert Abstract This article addresses the national-political functions of mainstream Hebrew literature, focusing on three questions: What are soldiers’ mothers in the canonical literature “allowed” to think, feel, and do, and what is considered transgressive? How has the presence of soldiers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Middle Eastern women, but marks a bold and evolving interface between modernist Iranian literature and contemporary Iranian immigrant literature. Works discussed in depth include the photographs and films of Shirin Neshat and Maryam Habibian’s play Forugh’s Reflecting Pool. Jasmin Darznik is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in a manner that is overwhelmingly negative. This overarching negativity is dissonant with the erotic conjugality that is frequently forwarded in this same literature as a pious ideal. This dissonance suggests a theoretical gap between more traditional notions of sexuality, marriage, and gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2012
... auto/biography in the Middle East, music and politics, and Egyptian and Arab culture following the 1967 War. Gender and Identity in North Africa: Postcolonialism and Feminism in Maghrebi Women’s Literature Abdelkader Cheref. London; New York: Tauris...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 25–54.
Published: 01 July 2005
... (1997); and Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism through Literature (2001). She has coedited several volumes, including Opening the Gates: A Century of Arab Feminist Writing , Gendering War Talk, Blood into Ink: South Asian and Middle Eastern Women Write War, and Muslim Networks: From Hajj...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ferial J. Ghazoul Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt: The Life and Works of ‘A’isha Taymur , Hatem Mervat F. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 234 pages. ISBN 978-0-230-11350-3 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... appreciation of Iranian modern literature and film. Considering the rapid changes in Iran’s gender politics in recent decades, this book is a timely addition to the scholarship of gender and body politics in the Middle East. Temporary Marriage in Iran: Gender and Body Politics in Modern Iranian Film and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ect Wilhelm Baum. Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2004. 114 pp. $38.00 paper. Christopher Livanos, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Wis- consin, Madison Baum introduces the life and literary aft erlife of Shirin, wife of Chosroes II and inspiration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Mejdulene B. Shomali Al-Samman’s Anxiety of Erasure traces two common references in Arab women’s diasporic literature: Shahrazad, the storyteller of The Thousand and One Nights and the mawʾudah, the buried female infant. Through an exploration of six authors (Ghada Samman, Hanan al-Shaykh...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Maryam Zehtabi Sabeti Moqaddam Abstract In Iran—as never before in the history of the country—prostitutes gained notorious visibility in twentieth-century Persian literature. Fixation on the image of the prostitute created a wealth of literature beginning in 1924 with the first Persian urban social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 120–144.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Suad Joseph A new lexicon for studying families living across and between the borders of states and nations emerged in the past two decades, with “transnational families” as a dominant concept. This study challenges three of the key assumptions in the literature on transnational families by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Seçil Yılmaz Abstract Late Ottoman physicians used medical advice literature to impact syphilis transmission and treatment by cultivating men’s rather than women’s hygiene, self-care, and sexual practices. Soldiers and migrant workers were understood to be the main vectors of syphilis beginning in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 286–306.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., despite representing an important contribution to Algerian literature and women’s life writing. Rather than accepting the “first” novel as an objective category, this article shows how the accolade has obscured works like Wanisi’s from Algerian literary history, reinforced gender and genre binaries, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Roksana Bahramitash This paper reviews the experience of Iranian women during the reform era (1997–2004) from a postcolonial feminist theoretical perspective, and challenges the mainstream literature on women in the Muslim world in its tendency to portray them as passive victims. Iranian women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
... corroborated with primary data made available through the work of psychologists and secondary literature. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 masculinities gender-based violence men Egypt protest Whereas women’s exposure to sexual assault in protest spaces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Amalia Sa‘ar This paper takes issue with a certain inconsistency in the collective portrait of Palestinian women citizens of Israel, as it is depicted in the feminist literature which emphasizes, simultaneously, multiple forms of oppression and impressive resisting capacities, but does not give...