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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Ferial J. Ghazoul Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War , Djebar Assia . Translated from the French by Jager Marjolijn de . Afterword by Clarisse Zimra. New York : The Feminist Press , 2005 . Pp. 224. ISBN 1558615105 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Evelyne Accad Gender, Nation, and the Arabic Novel: Egypt, 1892–2008 , Elsadda Hoda . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2012 . 261 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8156-3296-2 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 126  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ghenwa Hayek Writing Beirut: Mappings of the City in the Modern Arabic Novel . Aghacy Samira . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2015 . 206 pages. isbn 9780748696246 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Samira Aghacy’s Writing...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 1. From Rama Duwaji’s graphic novel Razor Burn . Used by permission of the artist. Figure 1. From Rama Duwaji’s graphic novel Razor Burn. Used by permission of the artist. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Renée Michelle Ragin Feminism and Avant-Garde Aesthetics in the Levantine Novel . Kifah Hanna . New York : Palgrave MacMillan , 2016 . 198 pages. isbn 9781137548702. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Kifah Hanna’s Feminism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Nima Naghibi Last Scene Underground: An Ethnographic Novel of Iran . Roxanne Varzi . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2016 . 263 pages. isbn 9780804796880. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Last Scene Underground draws...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
... novel, The Horrible Tehran , by Murtiza Mushfiq Kazimi. Associating prostitution with economic corruption, political and administrative decay, and religious hypocrisy, Iranian male writers directed their attention toward representing the sexually wayward woman. By scrutinizing the image...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and translator in the North American mahjar (Arab diaspora). A discussion of Karam’s novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya ( Fatima the Bedouin ), published in New York City in 1909, explores the author’s engagement with gender politics within a hybridized cultural space. Such attention also reveals the transnational...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 286–306.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Erin Twohig Abstract This article questions the conventional wisdom that Ahlam Mosteghanemi’s Dhakirat al-jasad was the first Arabic-language novel written by an Algerian woman. Published more than a decade earlier, Zhor Wanisi’s novel Min yawmiyat mudarrisa hurra received less critical attention...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 157–176.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Maral Aktokmakyan Abstract Mayda (1883), Serpouhi Dussap’s first eponymous novel, quickly met the patriarchal reaction among the Armenian male intelligentsia of Constantinople over the issue of female emancipation. Today the significance of Dussap’s best-known novel and feminist ideology is both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 240–255.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Kimberly Canuette Grimaldi Abstract Betool Khedairi’s novel Ghāyib ( Absent ) centers on a young woman living and working in Baghdad during the 1990s and her interactions with the inhabitants of her apartment building. The novel depicts the transformations of bodies that occur in the war zone...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Shirin Edwin This article examines the tenor of Islamic spirituality in Leila Aboulela’s The Translator (1999). By contrasting my analysis with those studies that lay excessive emphasis on the novel as symbolic of an East versus West theory, as well as a conflict between colonial and postcolonial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 238–259.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Yalda N. Hamidi Abstract This article offers a transnational feminist reading of Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis based on the genealogy of politics of location. Articulated by Adrienne Rich in 1984 and criticized and evolved by Karen Caplan, the concept of politics of location provides...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Kamran Rastegar A comparative study of Liana Badr’s The Eye of the Mirror and Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India shows that these two novels present intriguingly similar feminist frameworks through which the traumas of war and communal violence may be addressed. They do so by erasing the distinction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Diya Abdo Abstract Readings of the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s first novel, al-Khibaʾ (1996), typically view it as autobiographical, casting its first-person narrator Fatima as the author’s oppressed double. Equally dismissive, nonautobiographical readings cast her as passive “madwoman...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Caroline Seymour-Jorn Abstract This article focuses on the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s 1996 novel The Tent ( al-Khibāʾ ). This ethnographically informed novel sheds light on liminal, emotional, and imaginative aspects of social and personal life—those aspects that tend to be particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Valerie Anishchenkova Abstract The generation of Egyptian writers and other culture makers whose creative work started to come out during the transformative 1990s produced new distinct discourses on identity, including those related to gender. This article closely examines Miral al-Tahawy’s novel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Erdağ Göknar This essay compares and contrasts Turkish author Halide Edib’s novel The Shirt of Flame (Duffield & Company, 1921) to the second volume of her memoirs, The Turkish Ordeal (The Century Company, 1928). Both texts have female protagonists and parallel plots and take place during...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Anne-Marie McManus Why do novels and studies originating in the United States and Europe sympathetically depict Middle Eastern women who commit or support forms of violence identified as terrorist? This article draws on scholarship on cosmopolitanism and the sentimental novel, as well...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Sara Salem Abstract This article explores the television adaptation of Sonallah Ibrahim’s novel Zaat , arguing that the series provides us with an interesting representation of the various ways in which national projects in Egypt are gendered. It adds to feminist debates around nationalism...