May her likes be multiplied : biography and gender politics in Egypt /

This study explores the Arabic tradition of life-writing in Egypt. It examines biographical works by women and uses examples of "famous women" biographies - including Joan of Arc and Jane Austen - to demonstrate how these narratives prescribed complex role models for middle-class girls.

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Main Author: Booth, Marilyn.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.
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