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Title:Emerging perspectives on Nawal El Saadawi
Editors:Emenyonu, ErnestISNI
Eke, Maureen N.
Year:2010
Pages:288
Language:English
City:Trenton, NJ
Publisher:Africa World Press
ISBN:1592217001; 9781592217007; 159221701X; 9781592217014
Geographic term:Egypt
Subjects:women writers
literature
literary criticism
About person:Nawal al-Sa'dawi (1931-)ISNI
Abstract:This collective volume deals with the works of Egyptian writer Nawal El Saadawi, generally acclaimed as 'the Arab world's leading feminist'. Contributions: Excavating the divine feminine: Nawal El Saadawi's creative dissidence and religious contentions (Brinda J. Mehta); Unveiling the mind: Nawal El Saadawi's politics of location and identity (Simone A. James); The inner life of beings: failed madness and 'modern' love in Nawal El Saadawi's two short stories (Maureen N. Eke); Writing the pain: female genital excision in Nawal El Saadawi's fiction (Elisabeth Bekers); Nawal El Saadawi's memoirs from the women's prison: women closing ranks (Mary Jane Androme); Re-structuring patriarchy: iconoclasm in Nawal El Saadawi's 'A daughter of Isis' (Iniobong I. Uko); Nawal El Saadawi as a thinker: a study of 'The hidden face of Eve' (Austin Akpuda); From page to stage: the adaptation of Nawal El Saadawi's 'Woman at point zero' (Carolyn Nur Wistrand); Womanhood as a metaphor for sexual slavery in Nawal El Saadawi's 'Woman at point zero' (F.O. Orabueze); The anti-tourism aesthetics of Nawal El Saadawi and Jamaica Kincaid (Adele S. Newson-Horst and Munashe Furusa); Teenage reader in conversation with Nawal El Saadawi (Patricia T. Emenyonu); Abuse of power in Nawal El Saadawi's 'Love in the kingdom of oil' and 'God dies by the Nile' (Blessing Diala-Ogamba); All the rulers are men: patriarchy and resistance in Nawal El Saadawi's 'Woman at point zero' (Irene Salami-Agunloye); Woman in resistance writing self: Nawal El Saadawi and gender politics (Sophia O. Ogwude); Iconoclasm or radical realism? Socio-political portraits in the fiction of Nawal El Saadawi and Zaynab Alkali (Ernest N. Emenyonu); 'My mother': a tribute (Mona Helmy); Reclaiming the power: an interpretation of Isis in the era of globalism (Rihad Kassatly Bagnole); Three African playwrights and the dream of equality: Ama Ata Aidoo, Micere Mugo and Nawal El Saadawi (Jane Plastow); Nawal El Saadawi and creativity, dissidence and women: an international conference report (Patricia T. Emenyonu); Nawal speaks: interviews with Nawal El Saadawi (Elisabeth Bekers); Nawal El Saadawi: a comprehensive bibliography (Sherrema Bower). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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