Women Claim Islam Creating Islamic Feminism Through Literature


This provocative collection addresses the ways in which Arab women writers are using Islam to empower themselves, and theorizes the conditions that have made the appearance of these new voices possible. Arabic translation by National Translation Center Press in Cairo, 2010. Chinese translation of chapter 5 in Newsletter of Eastern Literary Studies, Peking University, March 2012. Chapter One republished in Global Literary Theory, Richard Lane (ed.) 2013.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cooke, M

Published Date

  • 2001

Published By

Place of Publication

  • New York


  • 240

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 1135959439

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781135959432