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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... her erotic poems the product of a particularly depraved female sentimentality (Hillmann 1986). Contemporary read- ings of Farrokhzad’s work still oft en fall prey to a false division between her early poems, which are dismissed as merely intimate and sensual, and her later...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 116.
Published: 01 March 2019
... how texts write the scripts that our bodies perform but also how our bodies can rewrite those scripts and perform them anew, even as we hold them close. On the head is written a fragment of a Rumi poem: “Love is found in every religion, but love itself has no religion.” Is it an image of Rumi in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 126.
Published: 01 March 2013
... examines Arabic women’s poetry, describing the his- torical circumstances of its production and analyzing several significant poems within the canon. We applaud the way in which Hammond brings early Arabic women’s poetry to life, even for non-specialists in the field. In the Preface...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 July 2015
... political paralysis and cultural stagnation, one historically connected to the Arab world’s failure to obtain the political freedoms, economic independence, and social reforms aspired to in anticolonial nationalism. Reading a hybrid mix of four novels, a novella, a poetic memoir, and two poems by Ghassan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2014
... out of the experience—The Cries of Coral, written in Suakin in 1974, during the filming of The Dislocation of Amber, and the other, written the next year, Seasons of Discontent, a series of politi- cal poems and art. Both are collaborations with Sudanese. Hale was invited by the late Hussein...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... water!” The watercolor series emerged from the process of learning from the discourses articulated by this struggle. Titled in reference to Paul Celan’s poem “Breathturn,” the watercolor on the JMEWS cover is part of a series, ongoing since 2014, shaped by the desire for water and consciousness to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... mystical and ordinary desire in the life of a Muslim man in contemporary Kurdistan. Posed in this way, these questions recast a query that Michael Sells ( 2002 , 206) formulated as, “Why are the poems most loved by the religious and the nonreligious alike those in which the identity of the object of desire...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... into her novel about Fatima, the young daughter of a Bedouin lord. In a carefully contextualized manner, she also incorporates Bedouin poems and stories into the narrative, along with references to popular belief in spirits and spirit possession. Anthropologists such as Lila Abu-Lughod and Steve Caton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Benjamin’s analysis of the prostitute as commodity failed to assess her subjectivity. Susan Buck-Morss ( 1986 , 120) writes of Benjamin: “He cites Baudelaire, who addresses prostitutes in his poems while the women themselves remain mute. ‘Baudelaire never wrote about whores from the whore’s viewpoint’ writes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Arabic, Turkish, and Persian—poems, a treatise interpreting women’s rights in Islam, and an allegorical narrative. ‘A’isha ‘Ismat Isma‘il Pasha Taymur (1840-1902) hails from a family originally from Iraqi Kurdistan. As the Ottoman Empire was multi-ethnic and allowed its many subjects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 109–115.
Published: 01 March 2018
... walk through it. The installation is, Zurita tells us, a kinetic poem that requires one to walk and read the poem on the walls. While the photo of Aylan’s body on the shore became a disturbing symbol of the refugee crisis, Zurita dedicates the installation to Aylan’s older brother, Galip, who also...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 150–153.
Published: 01 July 2005
... can live the memories of their homeland is poetry, which Slyomovics addresses by reviewing several poems 152  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES and pertinent literary theory. It is at this point that the issue of gender be- comes relevant to her analysis. She writes that a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 167–169.
Published: 01 July 2014
... original translation and adaptation of Jean-Paul Sartre’s 1948 play, Les Mains sales, and it was a finalist for the FilmMakers International Screenplay Award. Sawers has published critique and poems in The Flaneur, and the film review, “A Snowman’s Chance in Hell,” was a Cineaste Web...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2006
...- lization” against “barbarian” Muslims through the war on terror and the emancipation of Muslim women from their Islamic bondage. Th e second section, “Poetry,” includes poems refl ecting the pain, anguish, and fears about war, social injustice, and terrorism within the context of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
...,” reminisces Aysha. “Now, I just re- arrange patterns on a sheet of paper,” she says, showing her fl oral cutouts. She is quick to add “but I know we will prevail” before recounting one more incident. Her niece, who was seven at the time, had memorized a poem about Palestine, which she...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... circle. (Hale 2005)5 “What remained was a splash of colour,” Hale’s poem sadly concludes. In fact, much more remained because of her own prolific output as a poet, art critic, and curator of Sudanese art. Hale’s studies of Sudanese artists sent her to new venues and collaborative projects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 450–452.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., Palestine, and Iraq. A quick search for the term online, for example, yields a large number of results demonstrating its various uses: Saudi poems, the 2012 Saudi comedic web series The School of Masculinity Sciences ( Madrasat ʿulum al-marjala ), Jordanian and Syrian TV dramas (including the hit TV...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... critical. Medieval Islamic authors composed sexual poems, guides, and lexicons, she argues, but the encounter with the West, around the nineteenth century, silenced this celebration of male and female sexuality and same-sex desire. She relies here, in part, on Dror Zeʾevi, Joseph Massad, and Afsaneh...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 445–447.
Published: 01 November 2017
... eponymous Persian poem by Ferdowsi from AD 1000, celebrated for its scope and breadth. In each of Neshat’s portraits, the individual’s face and hands are covered in calligraphy applied to the surface of the photograph. Here religion is not the focus, but rather its various dogmatic underpinnings: conviction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 109–111.
Published: 01 July 2011
... archive of stories, poems, and—taking off in the postcolonial period— novels, testifies to a long tradition of feminine literary production that is often linked to a subversion of patriarchal power. Diaconoff claims that a period of political liberalization under the rule of Sultan Mohammed VI...