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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I don’t really ask the female applicants about circumsiscion or their wedding night, however.
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We I have to admit that I was drawn to this book because of the cover art while rummaging through BookSale on afternoon. Beautiful and simple, it’s a look into Hkaal life.
Ms Atiya, who was raised in Egypt, lets the women tell their own stories, and each one is great. Very interesting work about real lives and concerns of five women.
But I don’t see that part anymore in Egypt today. In fact many middle and upper class Egyptians I know were shocked by some of the things in this book. On any given bookshelf, you’re bound to have Khjl Unread. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Woman still struggle to get ahead while balancing their role as mothers. One minute they were arguing, and then in a split second, they were laughing together. May 28, Doris Hobbs added it.
I discussed this issue with khasl colleague at work who said many of these superstitions still hold sway, among all social and economic classes. An eye opener into the lives of Egyptian women. How do you pull them out of their suffering if they insist on digging themselves d Eye-opening indeed! From birth and childhood to puberty, clitoridectomy, marriage, adult life, and children, we are allowed a generous glimpse, through these very personal accounts, into the details of five women’s mhul lives.
Used – Very Good. But what really strikes me is that all 5 of the real life khuk Om Gad, Alice,Suda, Dunya, and Om Naeema are wonderful strong women who I would love to be friends and hang out with.
The role of women seems to not only be enforced by men but the women themselves.
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The stories contain fascinating ethnographic information about living conditions and customs of the region and the time. Nov 19, Abrar Shafie rated it it was amazing. Nov 14, Tito Quiling, Jr.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. We become acquainted with their families, share their thoughts, dreams, fears, tragedies, and disappointments, as well as getting a good dollop of folklore, superstition, manners and customs, and general information.
Although, I am an Egyptian woman who has lived in Egypt all my life, I was totally surprised from information in this book, the reason is mainly the selection of the ladies to tell the story about, all the women happen to be from lower middle class or lower class which gives a very false image about life of Egyptian women.
Definitely one to read if you are interested in women’s issues. Nov 22, Nour rated it it khaa, ok Shelves: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? English Choose a language for shopping.
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Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories by Nayra Atiya
If you want to know what life is like living in upper small village Egypt- this is what is looks like even though the stories are of Cairo, low class. Read more Read less. Trivia About Khul-Khaal, Five Khul-khaal, five Egyptian women tell their stories Nayra Atiya Snippet view khyl