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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 115–117.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Ann Evans Larimore Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey , Ashman Anastasia M. Gökmen Jennifer Eaton , eds. Emeryville, CA : Seal Press , 2006 . Pp. 293. ISBN 1580051553 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Boutheina Khaldi Midnight Tales: A Woman’s Journey Through the Middle East , al-Rawi Rosina-Fawzia . Translation by Arav Monique . Northhampton, MA : Olive Branch Press , 2006 . Pp. 303. ISBN 1566565588 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 126–127.
Published: 01 July 2011
... and Francis, 2009), “Barbie, Razanne, and Fulla: A Global Tale of Culture, JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 7, No. 2 (Spring 2011) © 2011 126 CONTRIBUTORS mn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-Helou agrees that the fantasy of glorious qabadayat fighting colonial powers, associated with Old Damascus tales, became popular during Asad’s presidency and was encouraged as a cultural diversion by the Baʿth Party to induce people to forget oppression from the existing regime. 4 I contend that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 93–96.
Published: 01 July 2009
... anthologies by women in yet another confl ict zone, namely Palestine and Lebanon. In Arabic, hikaya (pl. hikayat) mmeanseans ffolkolk ttaleale oror fairy tale; qissa (pl. qisas, not qissat) meansmeans narrativenarrative oorr sshorthort story,story, soso the titles of these two collections evoke...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 March 2015
... roles of women pioneers by republishing their work and organizing remembrance conferences, rewriting folk tales from a feminist perspective, and revisiting the role of women in the premodern history of Muslim societies and in the Islamic tradition. Current WMF activities include the Women and Memory...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
... they heard that the prophet Muhammad was dead, and the first caliph Abu Bakr reportedly ordered that they be cruelly punished. This tale expresses fears about the possible resurgence of paganism, uses female figures to represent the jahiliyya as diametrically opposed to Islam, and provides an object...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
... most of the war in Lebanon. She has witnessed much violence and de- struction and recounts these “war stories,” not only as tales that must be told, but as “histories” that must be remembered. Among these is the story of Nabil, an adolescent boy tempted by an apple offered to him by the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... is the dominant order. In certain respects, the tale of the school and the stories the girls tell resemble a much more widely examined work, Fatima Mernissi’s 1995 Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood . Both accounts present girls in a cloistered environment and use the technique of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 95–121.
Published: 01 March 2006
... stories, Yunus al-bahr [Jonah of the Sea], Osman describes her literary experiment as an adven- ture upon which she is accompanied by “…a supply of ancient texts, tales and myths” (1987:6). Her project is to create a type of “new writing” that is somewhere between narrative and poetry. Her creative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
... story made feminist sense. Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood ( 1994 ) is sometimes referred to as a memoir, sometimes a novel. It is in fact a classic bildungsroman but of a girl’s growing up within the contradictory possibilities and restrictions of gender segregation in a midcentury...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
... You will know that this is the voice of history speaking. It refers to one of its most brutal laws: all silence is death by default (Laabi 1982:61). Scheherazade and her tale must be retold—in Laabi’s phrase, “you write or you are killed”—and these retellings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
... tales of central Saharan nomadic peoples. The name suggests that in the future Moroccan Amazigh feminist activism will help synergize similar activism in Algeria, Libya, Mali, Burkina Faso, the Canary Islands, and the various Amazigh diasporas in Europe. 4. French colonizers (1912–56) and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
... them, Nafi si interrupts the narrative and recedes from that moment captured in the photograph to tell us of the one who is not there: Nassrin. “She did not make it to the end,” Nafi si recalls, but somehow Nassrin’s presence is palpable to the reader. “My tale would be incomplete without those...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... process of globalization sweeping Egypt, poverty, gender inequality, and women’s sexuality. While Seeds of Corruption narrates the tale of the process of modernizing Egypt from the nineteenth cen- tury until King Farouq in 1952, Children of the Waters takes us to the daily lives of Egyptians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... volumes of short stories by Iranian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Czech, and Irish women, has recently added two anthologies by women in yet another confl ict zone, namely Palestine and Lebanon. In Arabic, hikaya (pl. hikayat) mmeanseans ffolkolk ttaleale oror fairy tale; qissa (pl. qisas, not qissat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 133–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
... categories such as Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis and Leila Ahmed’s A Border Passage. Gemie moves through her book by drawing on works in a roughly chronological order in each chapter but through a different lens with each pass. She starts with a reading of genre (“Travellers’ Tales: a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2008
... is now her husband, her relationship with his mother who also lives in Ramallah, and tales of her own mother and siblings scattered around the world, along with those of a host of other relatives, friends, neighbors, and acquaintances. Th ese ordinary and extraordinary Palestinians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
...” (Cultural Dynamics, July 2008), and “Tales of Strength and Danger: Sa- har and the Tactics of Everyday Life in Amari Refugee Camp, Palestine” (Signs, Spring 2007). She also contributed a chapter to Living Palestine, ed. Lisa Taraki (2006), a collaborative research initiative of the Institute of...