Seen and Heard: A Century of Arab Women in Literature and Culture by Mona Mikhail

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Mikhail, NYU professor of Arabic and comparative literature, explores the role of Arab women within Islam and the Arab world as seen through literature, film and popular culture. Whether discussing the veil, the practice of polygamy, wedding ceremonies, Arab soap operas, the contemporary Sheherezad figure, education, matchmaking, dowries, sexuality or the Qur'an, Mikhail's commentary is insightful and illuminating.

Year: 2003

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