Opening the Gates An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing

ISBN-10: 0253217032

ISBN-13: 9780253217035

Edition: 2nd 2004

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List price: $32.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 9/21/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Margot Badran is Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion and Preceptor at the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa at Northwestern University. Her books include Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt, as well as Harem Years: The Memoirs of an Egyptian Feminist: Huda Shaarawi, which she translated, edited, and introduced. Her permanent residence is in Cairo, Egypt.miriam cooke is Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture and Chair of the Department of Asian and African Languages and Literature at Duke University. Among her publications are War's Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War; Women and the War Story; Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism through Literature; and a novel, Hayati, My Life. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Second Edition
Preface
Introduction
Awareness
Growing Up to Be a Woman Writer in Lebanon (1986)
Epistolary Poem to Warda al-Turk (1867)
Who are you, Claire Gebeyli? (1968)
Difficult Journey-Mountainous Journey (1984)
Farewell, Betrothal and Wedding (c. 1945)
Amina (1985)
The Protected One (1967)
Seventy Years Later (1970)
Lecture on Clitoridectomy to the Midwives of Touil, Mauritania (1987)
Who Will Be the Man? (1981) / Honour (1981)
I Saw Her and That's Enough (1981) / In a Contemporary House (1981)
Hasan's Wives (1970)
People (1963)
Women, Nationalism and Religion in the Algerian Liberation Struggle (1987)
The Eyes in the Mirror (1981)
The Silk Bands (1988)
Rejection
The Results of Circumstances in Words and Deeds (1887/8) / Family Reform (1894/5)
Bad Deeds of Men: Injustice (1909)
Our Constitution-We the Liberated Women (1961)
September Birds (1962)
A Girl Called Apple (1981)
The House of Obedience (1962)
The Excised (1982)
House of Arrest (1965)
Personal Papers (1973)
My Mother (1946)
Rima (1988)
Eyes (1988)
Activism
The Dawn of the Arabic Women's Press (1892)
Fair And Equal Treatment (1891)
A Lecture in the Club of the Umma Party (1909)
Warda al-Yaziji (1924)
The Elopement and the Impossible Joy (1958)
The Effect of Books and Novels on Morals (1920) / The Difference between Men and Women (1920)
Unveiling and Veiling (1928) / The Young Woman and the Shaikhs (1928)
Double Standard (1925)
The Voice of Happiness (1964)
The Gate of Heaven is Open (1987)
Two Faces, One Woman (1980)
From Tumbling on the Snow (1982)
Who's Cleverer: Man or Woman?
My Life (1985)
Eight Eyes (1975)
Pan-Arab Feminism (1944)
Arab Women's Intellectual Heritage (1944)
We Egyptian Women (1949)
Islam and the Constitutional Rights of Woman (1952)
Feast of Unveiling (1973) / Why, Reverend Shaikh? (1976)
Challenges Facing the Arab Woman at the End of the 20th Century (1987)
Legal Rights of the Egyptian Woman (1988)
An Unveiled Voice (1988)
Introduction to Nawal al-Saadawi's Ferdaous (1983)
Transitions
Women's Rights Are Human Rights Are Islamic Rights (2003)
Egyptian Women Finally Get Their Due (2003)
Testimonial of a Creative Woman (1996)
Road (1999) / Belongings (1999) / Confession (1999) / Spillage (1999) / Setting Sail (1999)
How to Become a Man (1998) / The First Letters (1998)
Documenting (1997) / Still (1997)
From National Resistance to Feminist Activism (1991-92)
Another Role for the Abaya (1994)
Sacred Narratives Linking Iraqi Shiite Women (2004)
Bab al-Saha (1990)
Glossary
Index
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