Read the full-text online edition of Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories (). Find Khul Khaal Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories by Atiya, Nayra at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good. Review: Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories. User Review – Sarah – Goodreads. An eye opener into the lives of Egyptian women. Even though.
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Khul Khaal Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories by Atiya, Nayra
Feb 28, Esraa Dandash rated it liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. See all 6 reviews. Search my Khuul Specializations: One common theme was women had very little value and were not educated. Return to Book Page. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I learned that Egyptians are much more superstitious than I thought! Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. There was also lots of evil eye, hexes and magic.
No doubt it is somewhat dated the book is more than 20 years oldbut provides kuhl portrayals of women living in a very different culture.
kaal Paperbackpages. The stories contain fascinating ethnographic information about living conditions and customs of the region and the time. This book was written 27 years ago. Definitely one to read if you are interested in women’s issues. This was an illuminating book regarding the life of women in Egypt – how they perceive themselves, how the village perceives them, how they perceive others and react in accordance. I gave it 5 stars because these are literal stories in first person accounts.
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May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Write a customer review. Jun 01, Aprillee rated it liked it. Nov 05, Menna Kh.
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Honor killings, Family Feuds, Feasts, and Poverty are real issues. This book presents the life stories of five ohul class women from Egypt in the s.
Apr 18, Zainu rated it liked it. An eye opener into the lives of Egyptian women. Some bits khaxl 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.
Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories
I first read this book not long after it was written in I never realised how superstitious many of the Egyptian people are. Atiya has masterfully written the tales in the voices of the women who told them to her. I have always wondered what happened to these women, in particular Dunya. All the haranguing, the insults, abuse and the This was an illuminating book regarding the life of women in Egypt – how they perceive themselves, how the village perceives them, how they perceive others and react in accordance.
And while there are certain limitations as far as representing the purported voices of Egyptian women, we might want to consider those who have even less of a chance to get their views out there based on socioeconomic conditions rather than a generic standpoint. It is hard to understand a saying when you don’t really grasp a language well like fil mish-mish which transliterated means “in peaches” but when used in a sentence is means, never-ever Very interesting work about real lives and concerns of five women.
Details about the racial discrimination is completely untrue, the skin color was never an issue in any of the circles that I was involved in throughout my life. No eBook available Amazon. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Beautiful and simple, it’s a look into Cairene life.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Jan 25, Esther Laird rated it liked it. It shows how the different levels within Egyptian society, view the ‘importance’ of female children!
Dec 14, Linguafranka rated it it was amazing. I personally know a lot of couples who have one member black and another white, with no effect whatsoever on their relationship. The women are of different races, faiths, and classes, but what’s interesting is how close to identical their lives are. Open Preview See a Problem?
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It was written quite awhile ago but I still feel that many families face these same circumstance more so in the villages away from the cities. Customers who bought this item also bought. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.