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Male Domination, Female Revolt : Race, Class, and Gender in Kuwaiti Women''s Fiction

By: Tijani, I.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World, 8: Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2009Description: 1 online resource (179 p.).ISBN: 9789047442677.Subject(s): Arabic fiction --20th century --History and criticism | Arabic fiction --Kuwait --History and criticism | Arabic fiction --Women authors --History and criticism | Patriarchy in literature | Race in literature | Sex role in literature | Social classes in literature | Women in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Male Domination, Female Revolt : Race, Class, and Gender in Kuwaiti Women''s FictionDDC classification: 892.7/36099287095367 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Notes on Translation and Transliteration; Introduction; Chapter One Modern Arabic Fiction in Kuwait: Emergence and Development; Chapter Two The Kuwaiti Female Literary Tradition: an Overview; Chapter Three Male Domination, Female Fury in Kuwaiti Women''s Short Stories; Chapter Four Subverting Patriarchy: Women''s Defiance and Solidarity in Laylä al-''Uthmän''s Wasmiyya takhruj min al-bahr; Chapter Five Race, Class, War, and Gender in Tayyiba al-Ibrähïm''s Mudhakkirät khädim
Chapter Six Culture and Gender: Sexuality, Femininity, and Identity in Fawziyya S. al-Sälim''s MuzünConclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Drawing on Marxist-feminist theory, this book examines womena (TM)s resistance to, and subversion of, patriarchal authority, as respresented in Kuwaiti womena (TM)s fiction. It demonstrates that Kuwaiti/Arabian Gulf women are not as submissive as commonly (mis)represented in academia and the media.
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CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Notes on Translation and Transliteration; Introduction; Chapter One Modern Arabic Fiction in Kuwait: Emergence and Development; Chapter Two The Kuwaiti Female Literary Tradition: an Overview; Chapter Three Male Domination, Female Fury in Kuwaiti Women''s Short Stories; Chapter Four Subverting Patriarchy: Women''s Defiance and Solidarity in Laylä al-''Uthmän''s Wasmiyya takhruj min al-bahr; Chapter Five Race, Class, War, and Gender in Tayyiba al-Ibrähïm''s Mudhakkirät khädim

Chapter Six Culture and Gender: Sexuality, Femininity, and Identity in Fawziyya S. al-Sälim''s MuzünConclusion; Bibliography; Index

Drawing on Marxist-feminist theory, this book examines womena (TM)s resistance to, and subversion of, patriarchal authority, as respresented in Kuwaiti womena (TM)s fiction. It demonstrates that Kuwaiti/Arabian Gulf women are not as submissive as commonly (mis)represented in academia and the media.

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