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The Hidden Face of Eve

Women in the Arab World

by Nawal El Saadawi

  • 302 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sex customs,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Fiction,
  • Islamic countries,
  • Social Science / Third World Development,
  • General,
  • Arab countries,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8291850M
    ISBN 100905762517
    ISBN 109780905762517

      Nawal El Saadawi Posted on Aug Aug by peachatoms Despite the orientalist book cover of a veiled woman and the fact that the original title was “The naked face of the Arab woman” and not the submissive “hidden face of eve” I would still recommend this dense and intense read. A classic of modern Arab writing, The Hidden Face of Eve receives fresh life with this beautiful new edition. Nawal El Saadawi's shocking account of female oppression in the Muslim world is as powerful today as it was when it was first published. El Saadawi's experiences working as a doctor in Egyptian villages, witnessing forced prostitution.

      The hidden face of Eve: women in the Arab world Item PreviewPages: The Hidden Face of Eve explores the circumstances that led to this violently unjust situation by examining historical roles of Arab women in religion and literature, ultimately arguing that injustices--such as polygamy, the veil, and legal inequality--are incompatible with the essence of Islam and inherent human rights.

    Essay Analysis Of The Book ' The Hidden Face Of Eve ' More than Genies and Spirits: The presence of Feminist Characters in old Arab Stories In her book titled The Hidden Face of Eve, Naawal El Saadawi an Egyptian writer writes that “Woman is at her best and most powerful when she takes on the form of a genie or spirit in A Thousand and One Nights. With the publication by Zed Books in of The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World, English language readers were first introduced to the work of this major writer. Zed Books has also published four of her previous novels, Woman at Point Zero (), God Dies by the Nile (), The Circling Song () and Searching () as well as /5(13).


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Despite the orientalist book cover of a veiled woman and the fact that the original title was The naked face of the Arab woman and not the submissive hidden face of eve I would still recommend this dense and intense read.4/5.

Preview this book» What people are It was followed in by God Dies by the Nile and in by The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World. In Nawal El Saadawi publicly criticized the one-party rule The Hidden Face of Eve book President Anwar Sadat, and was subsequently arrested and imprisoned.

She was released one month after his assassination/5(3). The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World has seamlessly incorporated elements of memoir and critical analysis of Arab culture and Islam.

El Saadawi divides the book into four sections: The Mutilated Half, Women in History, The Arab Woman, and Breaking Through. the hidden face of eve Download the hidden face of eve or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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In HIDDEN FACE OF EVE she clearly establishes herself as Egypt's most outspoken feminist. She opposes any genital mutilation of girls, and rails against fundamentalist Arab governments that curtail educational opportunities for women, and rebukes the Muslim cultural norms whereby men prevent women from having the same `human rights' that men /5(17).

The Hidden Face of Eve explores the circumstances that led to this violently unjust situation by examining historical roles of Arab women in religion and literature, ultimately arguing that injustices—such as polygamy, the veil, and legal inequality—are incompatible with the essence of Islam and inherent human rights.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the hidden face of eve pdf book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. In The Hidden Face of Eve (), Nawal El Saadawi considers the role of religion in perpetuating female oppression in the Arab World. She offers an Egyptian Feminist perspective on the role of religion and thus broadens our understanding away from the typically white female voices of feminism.

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Nawal Al-Sa'Dawi's book The Hidden Face of Eve is absolutely essential to any global study of feminism. While it's true that the book was written in the 70s, it's important to note that many of the subjects Sa'Dawi examines are timeless - especially with regard to patriarchy - which in many of its manifestations - remains unchanged to this day and is not emblematic of Cited by: Find books like The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Prominent Egyptian feminist Saadawi—imprisoned in Sadat's round-up of perceived foes, and only recently released—made a stir with a powerful piece in Ms.

that stands out, unfortunately, as the one strong segment here. Saadawi's overall purpose is to defend Islamic treatment of women against Western feminists' criticism—and to the extent that she has in mind Western cultural. The Hidden Face of Eve remains a classic of modern Arab writing.

Author Bio. Nawal El Saadawi is an internationally renowned writer, novelist and fighter for women’s rights both within Egypt and abroad. She holds honorary doctorates from, among others, the universities of York, Illinois at Chicago, St Andrews and Tromso as well as Universidad. Author:Sadawi, Nawal.

Hidden Face of Eve. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Book Binding:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition: Rating: % positive. The Hidden Face of Eve by Nawal El-Saadawi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5().

Nawal El Saadawi (Arabic: نوال السعداوي ‎, born 27 October ) is an Egyptian feminist writer, activist, physician, and psychiatrist. She has written many books on the subject of women in Islam, paying particular attention to the practice of female genital mutilation in her society.

She has been described as "the Simone de Beauvoir of the Arab World".Born: 27 October (age 88), Kafr Tahla, Egypt. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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