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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Leila Zonouzi Temporary Marriage in Iran: Gender and Body Politics in Modern Iranian Film and Literature . Claudia Yaghoobi . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 298 pages. isbn 9781108848473 . Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 271–273.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Miriam Cooke Intelligent Souls? Feminist Orientalism in Eighteenth-Century English Literature . Samara Anne Cahill . Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press , 2019 . 232 pages. isbn 9781684480975. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 157–176.
Published: 01 July 2021
... welcome and appreciated yet not with much gratifying analysis of the literary and intellectual ventures invested in this first-time production. This article seeks to place this literary event among the feminist literature scholarship of the nineteenth century. For this initial venture to bring recognition...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2022
... not have literature or cinema as their explicit focus; rather, they conduct a sociocultural and anthropological reading of masculinities. Matthew B. Parnell focuses on nineteenth-century Egyptian cartoons and discusses how masculinities serve in that context as symbols for the loss of power. Kathryn...
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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 relations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Edwige Tamalet Talbayev Gender and Identity in North Africa: Postcolonialism and Feminism in Maghrebi Women’s Literature , Cheref Abdelkader . London; New York : Tauris Academic Studies , 2010 . 206 pages. ISBN 978-1-84885-449-9 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East...
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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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Khalid Hadeed Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 This dissertation explores the relations between gender and crisis in Arabic literature from the late 1960s to the present. Working in a regional Arab context, I define crisis as an endemic situation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in Iraqi literary production revealed the limits of representation of the masculine imagination. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 prostitution literature gender Like the modernist tradition in Europe, literary innovation in Iraq and the Arab world...
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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 (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 (2023) 19 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Giedrė Šabasevičiūtė Abstract While literature produced by Arab women has received sustained academic attention, little commentary exists on the way fiction writing is interspersed with their ordinary lives defined by domesticity. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork conducted between 2017 and 2020...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of erasure,” then surely these metaphors must be clearly articulated and analyzed in each instance (14). Rather, the text’s focus is on recovery and exultation, and the tropes sometimes function as loose gathering tools for the literatures discussed. Jarmakani’s second chapter focuses on the heroine...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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 for one of the greatest traditions in Middle Eastern literature. From...
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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 (2024) 20 (1): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2024
... literary symbolism and aesthetics, the article attempts to make clear the resonance of her analytic method in the field of modern Arabic literature—especially Egyptian literature—and to point out how literature and critique are implicated in the social and political changes that forged and solidified...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and to a rearticulation of the movement even as their works are viewed as marginal. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 compulsory veiling Iran literature cyberactivism public spaces Over the past forty years Iranian women have continued asserting themselves in public...