Misuse of Islam in El-Saadawi's God Dies by the Nile from a Socialist Feminist Perspective

This essay argues that El-Saadawi, in her novel God Dies by the Nile, does not oppose Islam and does not claim that it is Islam that oppresses women, but rather that it is the abuse of Islam and the melange of Islam, traditions, and superstitions that oppresses the women in Kafr El Teen, which is sy...

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Volume: 11
Main Author: Balaa, Luma
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.06.2014
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 11; no. 2-3; pp. 187 - 211
Data of publication: 20140600
ISSN: 1569-2078
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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