Veiled sentiments honor and poetry in a Bedouin society /

"Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years, studying gender relations and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings. The poems are haunting, the evocation of emotional life vivid. But her analys...

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Main Author: Abu-Lughod, Lila.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1999]
Physical Description: xxxix, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Edition: Updated ed. with a new preface.
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