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A certain woman

Badri, Halah2008
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Nahid is a woman searching for liberation, not from a repressive society or a male-dominated world, but from self-imposed taboos that inhibit a woman's ability to find fulfillment. Her adulterous affair becomes an occasion to explore the subtleties and contradictions that surrouond sexuality, desire and love.In Hala El Badry's prize-winning and controversial novel, A Certain Woman, Nahid is a woman searching for liberation, not from a repressive society or a male-dominated world, but from self-imposed taboos that inhibit a woman's ability to find fulfillment. In a narrative much excoriated by conservative critics, Nahid's adulterous affair becomes an occasion to explore the subtleties and contradictions that surround sexuality, desire and love.
Main title:
A certain woman / Hala El Badry.
Author:
Imprint:
London : Arabia, 2008.
Collation:
212 p.
Notes:
Translated from the Arabic.
ISBN:
9781906697075 (pbk)
Language:
EnglishArabic
BRN:
3435776
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