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Opening the Gates A Century of Arab Feminist Writing

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ISBN-10: 0253205778

ISBN-13: 9780253205773

Edition: N/A

Authors: Margot Badran, Miriam Cooke

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Opening the Gates includes more than sixty selections, drawn from almost the entire Arab world. Arranged around the themes of awareness, rejection, and activism, the selections give strong voice universally held yearnings often in conflict with deep-seated traditions.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
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.