Desert Voices

Desert Voices

Bedouin Women's Poetry in Saudi Arabia

eBook - 2009
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"The Bedouin, or "desert dwellers, " have a rich cultural heritage often expressed through music and poetry. Here Moneera Al-Ghadeer provides us with the first comparative reading of women's oral poetry from Saudi Arabia. She examines women's lyrics of love, desire, mourning and grievance. We come to understand Bedouin mores and - most significantly - the unique description of a desert that is consistently held to be evocative, stimulating and boundless."--Jacket.
Publisher: London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies, 2009.
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1 online resource (viii, 246 pages).

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