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About this product
- DescriptionReveals the Arabic tradition of life-writing in a different light. This book asks how cultural traditions shaped women's biography, and to whom the Egyptian biographies were directed. It also examines Islamic biographies of women's lives.
- Author BiographyMarilyn Booth is an independent scholar affiliated with the Program in Comparative Literature and the Center for African Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Bayram al-Tunisi's Egypt (1990) and translator of My Grandmother's Cactus: Stories by Egyptian Women (1991) and other Arabic fiction and memoirs.
- Author(s)Marilyn Booth
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication26/07/2001
- GenreGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight485 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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