The Resource A Critical Study of the Works of Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian Writer and Activist

A Critical Study of the Works of Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian Writer and Activist

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A Critical Study of the Works of Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian Writer and Activist
Title
A Critical Study of the Works of Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian Writer and Activist
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume sets El Saadawi's literary work within the context of her activism, in particular showing how her ideas for the renewal of society run through her writing. As a companion for reading her fiction and nonfiction, this volume contextualizes her work by taking into consideration the complexities of Egyptian society today - in particular, Islamic fundamentalism and women's status. It also introduces the current scholarly debate on ancient women's status. Chapters on individual novels look both at technique (oral literary traditions, woman's narrative, imagery) and topic (female circumci
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
892.736
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ7862.A3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A Critical Study of the Works of Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian Writer and Activist
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-184) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface:Nawal El Saadawi in the Context of Globalization; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Modern Egypt; Chapter 2: Ancient Egypt; Chapter 3: Isis as Antidote: Two Women in One; Chapter 4: Fusing Form and Content: The Circling Song; Chapter 5: Writing the Savage Truth: Woman at Point Zero; Chapter 6: The Peasant as Pawn: God Dies by the Nile; Chapter 7: The Goddess and Global Feminism: Some Connections between Nawal El Saadawi and Virginia Woolf; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn799770031
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (202 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773412002
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36694460
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)799770031
  • ebscoaca077341200X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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