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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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. She has translated a number of works, including the novels Ramza and Zanouba by Out el Kouloub. Feb 21, Ann Murphy rated it it was amazing. Five contemporary Egyptian women, in age from their early twenties to mid-sixties and all of the min- to lower socioeconomic classes, tell kjaal life stories.
Secondly, I didn’t like the narration of the book, as it was unnecessarily entwined. RUGH is an independent consultant and scholar who has lived and worked for more than twenty years in the Middle East. Honor killings, Family Feuds, Feasts, and Poverty are real issues. Sign In Register Help Cart.
Khul Khaal Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories by Atiya, Nayra
VG Nice copy with light cover wear. The lives of lower to middle class women in Egypt, from years ago was very challenging.
Used – Very Good. We become acquainted with their families, share their thoughts, dreams, fears, tragedies, and disappointments, as well as getting a good ,haal of folklore, superstition, manners and customs, and general information. No doubt it is somewhat dated the book is more than 20 years oldbut provides sharp portrayals of women living in a very different culture.
Five contemporary Egyptian women, ranging in age from early twenties to mid-sixties, members of Cairo’s impoverished middle to lower classes, told their life stories to Nayra Atiya over a period of many lhaal. Apr 18, Zainu rated it liked it.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages kuul reading. Ms Atiya, who was raised in Egypt, lets the women tell their own stories, and each one is great. What fascinated me was how a lot of their struggles were self-inflicted. Read this for a book club meet in Egypt which was interesting.
Between Rites and Rights Publisher: I gave it 5 stars because these are literal stories in first person accounts. The book was about the married life of ordinary Egyptian women whether they are Muslim or Christian. 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 others and react in accordance. I have to admit that I was drawn to this book because of the cover art while rummaging through BookSale on afternoon.
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I learned that Egyptians are much more superstitious than I thought! Thanks for telling us khqal the khil. This book was written 27 years ago. It helped me gain the perspective of how different lives can become when just one person strives for something or leaves it up to fate. On any given bookshelf, you’re bound to have The Unread. I personally know a lot of couples who have one member black and another white, with no effect whatsoever on their relationship.
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This khaao presents the life stories of five working class women from Egypt in the s. Jan 17, Sarah Hosseini rated it it was amazing.
I never realised how superstitious many of khala Egyptian people are. Mega Buzz Inc Condition: For Nayra Atiya, looking into the lives of these women, mostly from the lower and middle class strata, is a way of recording history, particularly the voices of those who remain contained in a rigid culture.