Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women's Literature: The Family Frontier

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This study explores the mother-daughter relationship as the most fundamental and most intimate female relationship and as the cornerstone of Arab family life. Drawing on autobiographical and semifictional works by women writers from across the Arab world, the study offers a first-hand account of how Arab women view and experience this primary bond. The author uses both early and contemporary writings of Arab women to illuminate the traditional and evolving nature of mother-daughter relationships in Arab families and how ...

Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women's Literature: The Family Frontier 2010, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004181144

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