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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...J. Andrew Bush Abstract Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, this article tracks the imbrication of ordinary and mystical desire in the life of a Muslim man who disavows pietistic forms of ethical striving. It examines the way tropes of desire from Sufi poetry affect...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 126.
Published: 01 March 2013
... GENDER STUDIES IS AWARDED TO Marlé Hammond FOR BEYOND ELEGY: CLASSICAL ARABIC WOMEN’S POETRY IN CONTEXT mn arlé Hammond’s Beyond Elegy: Classical Arabic Women’s Poetry Min Context...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... challenging for the ethnographer to transmit in his or her writing about culture. I argue that we can read The Tent as ethnographically informed primarily because of the complex way in which al-Tahawy incorporates authentic poetry into the text and that this usage allows her to represent poetry as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 116.
Published: 01 March 2019
... his turban? Or is it a young woman in a headscarf, adorned in color? They are one, perhaps, joined by the poetry etched into the pattern embroidered on fabric, worn on the head, and held close to the heart. The fragment of the Rumi poem echoes the famous Ibn ʿArabi lines: “I profess the religion of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... migration of Iranians out of Iran, Farrokhzad’s poetry has also found a home in America. Sung variously in opera and alternative rock, drama- tized in two stage adaptations, inscribed on photographs and projected on the video screen, in recent years Farrokhzad’s poetry has been evoked...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 March 2016
... words, illustrated poetry with images, and wrapped all she has done in the cellophane of ideas. Her political commitments, shaped by the persisting tragedy in her beloved Lebanon, inform everything she creates, and our cover is a fine example. In “Exploring Third Space in the Beirut Decentrists’ Texts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 453–457.
Published: 01 November 2017
... dominant institutions by using prison memoirs, novels, short stories, autobiographies, personal letters, poetry, and cinema from Lebanon, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Palestine, Guatemala, El Salvador, Kenya, Cuba, and other countries. She persistently challenged the arrogant certainty of imperial and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with the modern Arab world and its diasporas. The largest number of papers presented at the conference dealt either with Arabic erotological texts or with explicitly erotic creative works. This cluster included papers on sex manuals, classical Arabic poetry, Egyptian pop music, and love treatises. The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 123–124.
Published: 01 July 2012
... articles and opinion pieces in Arabic, Hebrew, and English and has published four volumes of Arabic poetry and literature. Since 2006 she has been frequently published in the prestigious literature magazine al-Adab (Beirut). In 2005, she was com- missioned to write original poetry for the Washington...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 126.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Yaqub (Ph.D., Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley) is Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of Pens, Swords, and the Springs of Art: Th e Oral Poetry Dueling of Palestinian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
...- ers of qawwali and sufi ana-kalam. Abbas defi nes her study of the female voice in Sufi musical performance as a “linguistic anthropological study of discourse and poetry used in devotional settings” (xviii). Despite her claim that she does “not try to fi t this book into any theoretical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
...- BOOK REVIEWS  123 ries of prisoners and subjects of torture that have been muted are now being articulated through personal testimony, performance, and poetry. Th rough fi eldwork done over two years, interviewing former subjects of prison torture and examining their diaries, books, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Bahoora ( 2015 , 42–44) notes in an insightful article, sexual encounters in the city were a common motif in Iraqi poetry and prose from the 1930s onward, most often depicting visits to brothels by the male protagonist. The colloquial poet Mulla ʿAbboud al-Karkhi was known for obscene and explicitly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... journalists whose work meets JMEWS ’s stated mission. In particular, we welcome written essays ranging between 1,000 and 3,000 words as well as other pieces that are stylistically and methodologically diverse, including photography, artwork, poetry and prose, and interviews, among others. Our first call for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... frequently after being deprived of school (50) and attempted it in response to her father’s insistent demand that she produce nationalist poetry (112). Her brother Ibrahim, himself a poet, playwright, and nationalist radio director, contributed to Tuqan’s informal education. She published individual poems in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 March 2013
... appeared in the edited volume Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism (Zed Books, 2008) and in Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America; her essay on prisons and mental asylums in contemporary Arab women’s fiction appeared in 2011 in the Journal of Arabic Literature...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 69–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... between fiction, tribal poetry, and autobiography, presents “the physical, cultural, and spiritual texture of everyday life in a Bedouin household.” Anishchenkova also reads al-Tahawy, in this case Blue Aubergine (1998). She claims that this hybrid, polyphonic, and intertextual novel represents the “New...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2009
... twentieth centuries, Najmabadi reveals how much we have missed in our readings of the Iranian past. In her analysis of patriotic poetry, romantic novels, paintings, medallions, political cartoons, and travel- ogues, she brings together and puts into dialogue voices from a variety of discursive fi elds...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 158–161.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Chapter 2, Allen Fromherz investigates Qatari tribal poetry, arguing that book reviews  mn  159 Islam rebuked representations of women as symbols of tribal honor. Bar- bara Freyer Stowasser demonstrates in her chapter that Muslim women’s right to active...
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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...