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Memoirs of a Woman Doctor


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Memoirs of a Woman Doctor - El Saadawi, Nawal
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Rebelling against the constraints of family and society, a young Egyptian woman decides to study medicine, becoming the only woman in a class of men. Her encounters with the other students - as well as with male and female corpses in the autopsy room - intensify her search for identity. She realises that men are not gods, as her mother had taught her, that science cannot explain everything, and that she cannot be satisfied by living a life purely of the mind. After a brief and unhappy marriage, she throws herself into her ...

Memoirs of a Woman Doctor 2007, Saqi Books - Saqi Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780863560767

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