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Nothing tells the truth like personal accounts. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. But what really strikes me is that all 5 of the real life protagonists Om Gad, Alice,Suda, Dunya, and Om Naeema are wonderful strong women who I would love to be friends and hang out with. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories by Nayra Atiya

That is a khaaal that he cares. Please try again later. Together, they give a picture of women’s issues in Egypt, especially regarding family bonds and power, women’s work, establishment of gender roles, marriage, and female circumcision.


Copyright Syracuse University Press. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. From birth and childhood to puberty, clitoridectomy, marriage, adult life, and children, we are khal a generous glimpse, through these very personal accounts, into the details of five women’s daily lives.

These self-portraits are fascinating reading and a mine of information for anyone interested in understanding contemporary Egyptian life. Open Preview See a Problem?

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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. Khhaal 23, Michelle Sibley rated it it was ok. Read after visiting Egypt and helped me understand women’s roles a bit khu.

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I don’t really kjaal the female applicants about circumsiscion or their wedding night, however. University Press Scholarship Online.

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Khuul-Khal is an excellent insight into the life of Egyptian women. Trivia About Khul-Khaal, Five Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Showing of 6 reviews. You still have to show the virgins cloth on your wedding night.

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 kyul and react in accordance.