Bedouin women’s status under the patriarchal oppressive system in novel of Miral Al Tahawi The Tent
 
Więcej
Ukryj
1
UPSI, Department of English, Iraqe
AUTOR DO KORESPONDENCJI
Zainab Abd Ali Hammood   

zainab.alhammood@gmail.com
 
Studia Humanistyczne AGH 2020;19(2)
SŁOWA KLUCZOWE
DZIEDZINY
STRESZCZENIE ARTYKUŁU
This research investigates the status of female characters under the oppressive patriarchal system of Bedouin in the novels of Miral Al Tahawi through the lens of radical feminist theory. Miral Al-Tahawi explains in her novel "The Tent" how women are marginalized and exploited in the context of parental restrictions imposed on them in Bedouin society, which is protected by harsh customs and values. The rationale comes from an understanding of the influence of this patriarchal authority over Bedouin women that reveals the status of women as oppressed and subject to the conditions that control women's identity and limit their freedom. This research will critically analyze the status of women in a gender-focused society. The current study found that Miral al-Tahawi embodied the suffering of Bedouin women through the suffering of the female characters in her novel. She reveals the extent of the suffering and patriarchal oppression that Bedouin women are subjected to in silence
 
REFERENCJE (9)
1.
Frederick, D. (1992).” Radical Feminism: An Expose: Liberation Alliance. P, 1-5-18.
 
2.
French M. (1983). “ The Politic of Reality: Essay in Feminist Theory. California: the crossing press.p, 239.
 
3.
Kreps,B.(1970.) “Radical Feminism” in Feminist Theory Reader: Local and Global Prerspective. Newyourk: Routleedge.p, 45-49.
 
4.
Millett, K. (1970). “Theory of Sexual Politics” In Radical Feminism: A Documentary Reader. Ed. Barbara Crow. New York: New York University Press. P,26-55.
 
5.
Millett, K. (1977). Sexual politics. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday. Mandell, N.1995. “Feminist Issues: Race, Class, and Sexuality” Prentice Hall Canada,Inc.Ontario, p.4-35.
 
6.
Rhodes, J. (2005).” Radical Feminism, Writing and Critical Agency: From Manifesto to Modern. New York: Albany, State University of New York Press.P. 4.
 
7.
Bennett, J. M. (2006) History matters: patriarchy and the challenge of feminism. Philadelphia:University of Pennsylvania Press.
 
8.
Joseph, S. (1993) `Connectivity and patriarchy among urban working class families in Lebanon,’ Ethos 21: 4.
 
9.
Al Tahawi, M.(1996). “The Tent” American University in Cairo.