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W STRONĘ ARABSKIEJ KRYTYKI FEMINISTYCZNEJ: ZACHODNIE RAMY I ARABSKIE WZORCE
Towards Arab Feminist Literary Criticism: Western Frameworks and Arab Paradigms

Author(s): Hala Kamal
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Polish Literature, Philology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: feminist literary criticism; Arabic studies; women’s writing; Egypt
Summary/Abstract: This study traces the development of Arab feminist literary criticism by identifying and categorising the most prominent studies on Arab women’s writing in Anglo-American academia and in Egypt. It is divided into four parts: “Gender and Literature," “Feminist Literary Criticism,” “Literary Theory and Arab Women’s Writing,” and “Feminist Literary Criticism in Egypt.” The paper chartsa history of feminist criticism in Arab literary studies and aims to encourage investigation of Arab women’s literature and the establishment of a school of Arab feminist literary criticism.

  • Page Range: 202-221
  • Page Count: 20
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: English, Polish