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Women of Sand and Myrrh

by Hanan Al Shayky

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Interlink Pub Group Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7775097M
    ISBN 100704327368
    ISBN 109780704327368

    In an unnamed Middle Eastern city, four women from different social and cultural backgrounds tell their story. There is Suha, an educated Lebanese woman brought to the desert by her husband; Tamr, who must fight against male rule to educate herself; Suzanne, captivated by the men and the mystery of the Arabian desert; and Nur, in fierce pursuit of lovers (male and female) and foreign. Lee "Women of Sand and Myrrh A Novel" por Hanan al-Shaykh disponible en Rakuten Kobo. A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds leading woman novelist, about four Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

    Women of Sand and Myrhh Kindle Edition Women of Sand and Myrrh, Beirut Blues and, most recently, Only in London, which was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. She lives in London. Review 'A complex and demanding story of women in the Gulf - oppresed, manipulated, sexually tormented and confused breathtakingly frank /5(9). Buy Women of Sand and Myrrh by Hanan Al-Shaykh online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

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Women of Sand and Myrrh by Hanan Al Shayky Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nevertheless it was an interesting read, and my 3-stars-rating refers only to the English edition "Women of Sand & Myrrh". Following the hints of other reviewers I'm currently reading the paper "Gender, Genre and the (Missing) Gazelle: Arab Women Writers and the Politics of Translation" (Michelle Hartman, )/5.

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This book is about 4 women in the middle east whose lives are juxtaposed in novella style. The stories deal with mid-eastern values, lifestyles, attiudes and the oppression of women. The varied methods of dealing with censorship, curfews, and oppression are examined/5.

Women of Sand and Myrrh is a novel written by Hanan was originally published in as Misk al-ghazal (مسك الغزال) and was published in English in The English translator is Catherine Cobham.

Publishers Weekly chose Women of Sand and Myrrh as one of the 50 best books of The storyline consists of four main characters: Suha, Tamr, Nur, and Suzanne. “Women of Sand and Myrrh,” her first book published in the United States, is about what goes on behind the closed doors--especially bedroom doors--of a high-end, poorly planned urban community.

Buy a cheap copy of Women of Sand and Myrrh book by Hanan Al-Shaykh. A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds leading woman novelist, about four women coping with the insular, oppressive society of an unnamed desert state. Free shipping over $/5(5).

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and her frank discussion of sexual matters in fiction often set in Arab countries—see, for example, The Story of Zahra and Women of Sand and Myrrh—al-Shaykh has had to contend with charges that she has divorced herself from the Arab world she continues to mine for stories and that her depiction of Arab women.

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Publisher: Anchor, Novelist and journalist Hanan al-Shaykh offers an intimate perspective into the lives of four women living in the Middle East in the novel Women of Sand and Myrrh (, translated ) Shaykh’s other novels include Story of Zahra (, translated ), Beirut Blues (, translated ), I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops (, translated ), Only In London ( Read "Women of Sand and Myrrh A Novel" by Hanan al-Shaykh available from Rakuten Kobo.

A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds leading woman novelist, about four women coping with the insular, oppres Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The Gulf war to repel Iraq's invasion of Kuwait fuelled intense interest in Britain and the US in the English translation of Women Of Sand And Myrrh, which was published not long : Maya Jaggi.

Full Description: "From the introduction: Roche follows the orders of the poem rather than making the poem bend to her will. When one realizes how profoundly Myrrh comes from the practice on all levels, how successfully she pulls off one of the riskiest of begins to grasp a highly original, courageous, mature, beautiful singularity of Voice, Theme, Sound, Image, etc., making.

The realities of life in the gilded cage for contemporary Arab women&#;in the first US publication from Lebanese-born writer al- Shaykh. Though imbued with an urgent sense of lives blighted and talents wasted, al-Shaykh&#;in telling her four women protagonists' stories&#;makes her points by accumulating illustrative detail rather than launching a polemic.

In a nameless Middle. Get this from a library. Women of sand and Myrrh. [Ḥanān Shaykh] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ḥanān Shaykh. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Women\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Hanan al-Shaykh, an award-winning journalist, novelist, and playwright, is the author of the short story collection I Sweep the Sun off Rooftops; the novels One Thousand and One Nights, The Story of Zahra, Women of Sand and Myrrh, Beirut Blues, and Only in London; and a memoir about her mother, The Locust and the Bird.

She was raised in Beirut, educated in Cairo, and lives in London.5/5(1). Author: Hanan al-Shaykh. Year:(English Version) Pages: Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Reviewed by: Dinis Dwi Shinta R - Research and Development ISAFIS.

Hannan Al-Shaykh tried to expose through the Women of Sand and Myrrh what it feels like to live as contemporary Arab women living in the Middle East. Narrated from four different women's point of. A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds leading woman novelist, about four women coping with the insular, oppressive society of an unnamed desert state.

Learn more about Women of Sand and Myrrh in the Los Angeles Public Library digital collection.Women of Sand and Myrrh. Hanan Al-Shaykh Women of Sand and Myrrh Hanan Al-Shaykh In an unnamed Middle Eastern city, four women from different social and cultural backgrounds tell their story.

All four women struggle in a society where women cannot drive, walk in the streets unveiled, or travel without male permission.About Women of Sand and Myrrh.

In an unnamed Middle Eastern city, four women from different social and cultural backgrounds tell their story. There is Suha, an educated Lebanese woman brought to the desert by her husband; Tamr, who must fight against male rule to educate herself; Suzanne, captivated by the men and the mystery of the Arabian desert; and Nur, in fierce pursuit of lovers (male.