Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873–1999 by Radwa Ashour,Ferial J. Ghazoul

By Radwa Ashour,Ferial J. Ghazoul

Arab women’s writing within the sleek age begun with ‘A’isha al-Taymuriya, Warda al-Yaziji, Zaynab Fawwaz, and different nineteenth-century pioneers in Egypt and the Levant. This targeted study—first released in Arabic in 2004—looks on the paintings of these pioneers after which lines the improvement of Arab women’s literature throughout the finish of the 20th century, and likewise incorporates a meticulously researched, complete bibliography of writing through Arab girls. within the first part, in 9 essays that disguise the Arab heart East from Morocco to Iraq and Syria to Yemen, critics and writers from the Arab international learn the beginning and evolution of women’s writing in each one kingdom within the sector, addressing fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiographical writing.
The moment a part of the quantity includes bibliographical entries for over 1,200 Arab ladies writers from the final 3rd of the 19th century via 1999. each one access encompasses a brief biography and a bibliography of every author’s released works. This part additionally comprises Arab women’s writing in French and English, in addition to a bibliography of works translated into English.
With its vast scope and vast study, this booklet is an vital source for an individual drawn to Arabic literature, women’s reports, 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.

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