Poetry Books by Elizabeth Daryush

Elizabeth Daryush Books, Elizabeth Daryush poetry book Remembering Childhood in the Middle East Authors: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Published Date: 2002-11-01
Categories: Social Science
Elizabeth Warnock Fernea, a well-known writer of books and documentary films about women and the family in the Middle East, has collected stories of childhoods spent in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. The accounts span the entire twentieth century, a full range of ethnicities and religions, and the social spectrum from aristocracy to peasantry. They are grouped by eras, for which Fernea provides a concise historical sketch, and include a brief biography of each contributor. The introduction by anthropologist Robert A. Fernea sets the memoirs in the larger context of Middle Eastern life and culture.



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