The Female Suffering Body: Illness and Disability in Modern Arabic Literature by Abir Hamdar´╗┐

A new book by Abir Hamdar (ISBN: 978-0-8156-3365-5, Publisher: Syracuse University Press) Although there is a history of rich, complex, and variegated representations of female illness in Western literature over the last two centuries, the sick female body has traditionally remained outside the Arab literary imagination. Hamdar takes on this Read more…