By Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul
Arab women’s writing within the glossy age begun with ‘A’isha al-Taymuriya, Warda al-Yaziji, Zaynab Fawwaz, and different nineteenth-century pioneers in Egypt and the Levant. This designated study—first released in Arabic in 2004—looks on the paintings of these pioneers after which strains the advance of Arab women’s literature during the finish of the 20th century, and in addition encompasses a meticulously researched, complete bibliography of writing through Arab girls. within the first part, in 9 essays that hide the Arab center East from Morocco to Iraq and Syria to Yemen, critics and writers from the Arab global research the foundation and evolution of women’s writing in every one kingdom within the area, addressing fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiographical writing.
The moment a part of the amount comprises bibliographical entries for over 1,200 Arab ladies writers from the final 3rd of the 19th century via 1999. every one access incorporates a brief biography and a bibliography of every author’s released works. This part additionally contains Arab women’s writing in French and English, in addition to a bibliography of works translated into English.
With its large scope and broad study, this booklet is an fundamental source for somebody attracted to Arabic literature, women’s experiences, or comparative literature.
Contributors: Emad Abu Ghazi, Radwa Ashour, Mohammed Berrada, Ferial J. Ghazoul, Subhi Hadidi, Haydar Ibrahim, Yumna al-‘Id, Su‘ad al-Mani‘, Iman al-Qadi, Amina Rachid, Huda al-Sadda, Hatim al-Sakr.