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  1. Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society
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  2. Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society

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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 analysis also reveals how deeply implicated poetry and sentiment are in the play of power and the maintenance of a system of social hierarchy. What begins as a puzzle about a single poetic genre becomes a reflection on the politics of sentiment and the relationship between ideology and human experience.

[Note: This 1987 edition is now out of stock. A New Updated Edition is now available.]

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Lila Abu-Lughod
Binding
Paperback
Brand
University of California Press
EAN
9780520063273
Edition
New edition
Feature
Great product!
ISBN
0520063279
Label
University of California Press
Manufacturer
University of California Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
317
PublicationDate
1988-02-11
Publisher
University of California Press
Studio
University of California Press
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