The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World

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$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Zed Books
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Pages
496
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.8 X 1.2 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781783607471

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About the Author

Nawal El Saadawi is an internationally renowned writer, novelist and fighter for women's rights both within Egypt and abroad. She holds honorary doctorates from, among others, the universities of York, Illinois at Chicago, St Andrews and Tromso as well as Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Her many prizes and awards include the Premi Internacional Catalunya in 2003, the Council of Europe North-South Prize in 2004, the Women of the Year Award (UK) in 2011, the Sean MacBride Peace Prize (Ireland) in 2012, and the French National Order of Merit in 2013. Her books have been translated into over forty languages worldwide. They are taught in universities across the world.
Nawal El Saadawi is an internationally renowned writer, novelist and fighter for women's rights both within Egypt and abroad. She holds honorary doctorates from, among others, the universities of York, Illinois at Chicago, St Andrews and Tromso as well as Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Her many prizes and awards include the Premi Internacional Catalunya in 2003, the Council of Europe North-South Prize in 2004, the Women of the Year Award (UK) in 2011, the Sean MacBride Peace Prize (Ireland) in 2012, and the French National Order of Merit in 2013. Her books have been translated into over forty languages worldwide. They are taught in universities across the world.

Reviews

"Nawal el Saadawi writes with directness and passion, transforming the systematic brutalisation of peasants and of women in to powerful allegory." -- "New York Times Book Review
""Scorching" -- "New Internationalist
""A powerful indictment of the treatment of women in many parts of the Middle East." -- "Labour Herald
""Woman at Point Zero should begin the long march towards a realistic and sympathetic portrayal of Arab women." -- "Middle East International"
"A dramatic symbolised version of female revolt against the norms of the Arab world." -- "The Guardian"
"El Saadawi has a flair for melodrama and mystery." -- "International Journal of Middle East Studies "