Nawal El Saadawi Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Amireh, Amal. “Framing Nawal El Saadawi: Arab Feminism in a Transnational World.” Signs 26, no. 1 (autumn 2000): 215-49.

Analyzes the differences between the aims of El Saadawi's writing and Western interpretation of her works, asserting that Western opinions of Arabs are clouded by stereotypes and unfamiliarity.

Darraj, Susan Mauddi. “‘We All Want the Same Things Basically’: Feminism in Arab Women's Literature.” Women and Language 26, no. 1 (spring 2003): 79-82.

Examines women's issues within a global context, detailing the different agendas and definitions of feminism among various Middle...

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