Angry Words Softly Spoken: A Comparative Study of English and Arabic Women Writers

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Angry Words Softly Spoken: A Comparative Study of English & Arabic Women Writers, by Alanoud Alsharekh, deals with the concept of feminism as a cross-cultural literary device that uncovers the social development of women’s emancipatory progress through the work of both English and Arab female novelists.

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Angry Words Softly Spoken deals with the concept of feminism as a cross cultural literary device that uncovers the socail developmentof women's emancipatory progress through the work of both English and Arab female novelists. Them main premise of this study relies on many of the theories presented by the 1970's feminist critical movement, especially that of Elaine Showalter's tripartite structure. It also suggests a new tripartite structure for the evolution of feminist consciousness in works of fiction involving the an inversion of scales in "softness" and "anger" explored through the work of such authors as Charlotte Bronte, Sarah Grand, Virginia Woolf, Layla al Othman, Nawal al Saadawi and Hanan al Shaykh.Angry Words Softly Spoken: A Comparative Study of English & Arabic Women Writers, by Alanoud Alsharekh, deals with the concept of feminism as a cross-cultural literary device that uncovers the social development of women’s emancipatory progress through the work of both English and Arab female novelists.

 

 

 Saffron Books, 2006
 ISBN 9781872843933
 Asian Art & Society Series  ISSN 1740-3103

 

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