Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9774162676
  • ISBN-13: 9789774162671
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 526 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

This unique study looks at the work of the early pioneers of Arab women's writing and traces the development of Arab women's literature through the end of the twentieth century. Nine essays examine the origin and evolution of women's writing in each country in the region. The second part of the volume contains comprehensive bibliographical entries for over 1,200 Arab women writers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Lebanon.
2: Syria.
3: Egypt.
4: Sudan.
5: Iraq.
6: Palestine and Jordan.
7: Arab North Africa.
8: The Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf.
9: Yemen.
Bibliography of Works in English.
Bibliography of Works in French.
Bibliography of Works in Arabic (Part I, 333-422).
Bibliography of Works in Arabic (Part II, 422-520).
Sources.