2 edition of Gender And The Writing Of Yemeni Women Writers found in the catalog.
Gender And The Writing Of Yemeni Women Writers
Antelak Al Mutawaleik
October 10, 2005
by Purdue University Press
Written in English
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Twenty novels were published by Yemeni authors last year, and while that figure may seem insignificant in a regional or global context, it is considerably more than the eight books . Widely acknowledged to be a pioneer in women’s writing in the Middle-East, Layla Baalbaki was one of the first writers to give women a voice in Arab literature, focusing primarily on female issues. Her novel I Live is a work far ahead of its time, revolving around a young Lebanese woman as she attempts to negotiate her place in the world; striving for political, social and financial.
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Gender and the writing of Yemeni women writers Al-Mutawakel, A.M.A. Publication date: Link to publication Citation for published version (APA): Al-Mutawakel, A.
Gender and the writing of Yemeni women writers. Dutch University Press. General rights. Being females, women writers are not allowed to write in all literary genres and on all themes. Women writers avoid writing songs, in particular, love songs, and if they do, they do not give their names.
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