I have to admit that I was drawn to this book because of the cover art while rummaging through BookSale on afternoon. Woman still struggle to get ahead while balancing their role as mothers. It is one of my favourites that I have enjoyed time and time again. Only god can help us from such despair. The role of women seems to not only be enforced by men but the women themselves. An eye opener into khaql lives of Egyptian women.
|Published (Last):||4 March 2007|
|PDF File Size:||12.22 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||16.42 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
I have to admit that I was drawn to this book because of the cover art while rummaging through BookSale on afternoon. Woman still struggle to get ahead while balancing their role as mothers.
It is one of my favourites that I have enjoyed time and time again. Only god can help us from such despair. The role of women seems to not only be enforced by men but the women themselves. An eye opener into khaql lives of Egyptian women. Lives in an Iranian Village. Based on the applicants I interview for immigration, I would say many practices knul marriage remain the same — many marr I learned that Egyptians are much more superstitious than I thought!
You still have to show the virgins cloth on your wedding night. We becom Five contemporary Egyptian women, in age from their early twenties to mid-sixties and all of the min- to lower socioeconomic classes, tell their life stories. In addition, having been written by a Language and Literature major who jhul delving into khaaal and cultural studies as the bionote statesare plus points as well. How do you pull them out of their ,hul if they insist on digging themselves deeper?
Khull Actionable Analytics for the Web. Syracuse University Press- History — pages. Guests of the Sheik: A non Egyptian reader might think that the Egyptian woman is nothing but a mere copy of the 5 women in the book and that would be a disaster. Even though this book was written quite a while ago Khuk doubt that the way of life for many women have changed much in that time. Some bits were interesting, and tidbits of egyptian knowledge and customs is what kept me going with this book, but none of the characters stood out enough for me to be able to differentiate between them after a while.
Showing best matches Show all copies. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jul 23, Michelle Sibley rated khzal it was ok. If you think you should have khala to this title, please contact your librarian.
All of them going through the same chapter of life, circumcisions very badly conducted on those dayspuberty, marriage and life as a mother and wife.
I fir if it were possible to give this book 10 stars I would. Customers who bought this item also bought. What I appriciated was some of the more in depth explaining in the book especially in the sayings.
That is a sign that he cares. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nov 05, Menna Kh. Jun 01, Aprillee rated it liked it. Published September 1st by Syracuse University Press. Related Articles.
Shelves: books-by-arabs Eye-opening indeed! Although it was written a long time ago the stories are still the same, every-day Egyptian women face the same struggles. What fascinated me was how a lot of their struggles were self-inflicted. The role of women seems to not only be enforced by men but the women themselves. How do you pull them out of their suffering if they insist on digging themselves Eye-opening indeed! How do you pull them out of their suffering if they insist on digging themselves deeper?
Khul-Khaal: Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories
Khul Khaal Five Egyptian Women Tell The
Older Browser Detected