First published in , Lila Abu-Lughod’sVeiled Sentimentshas become a classic ethnography in the field of anthropology. During the late s and early Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years. LILA ABU-LUGHOD, Veiled sentiments: honour and poetry in a Bedouin society, Veiled sentiments begins by clearly positioning the author as she enters the.
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But her analysis also reveals how deeply implicated poetry an Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lughood 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. May 25, Colin added it.
Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society (updated with a new preface)
This is indicative of a transformation from classical to modern anthropology, in which the researcher works retrospectively rather than sentimebts. Cara rated it really liked it Nov 20, It not only made me more interested in the field lughof study, but I feel more open-minded and understanding in my own life. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
The overarching theme is that poetry is used as a vehicle to express sentiments that are not necessarily talked about in the open; poetry is a particular discourse of how to express taboo. Honor of the Weak Four: Nothing has been as thought-provoking as I remember Lila Abu-Lughod’s book being when I read it some 5 years ago.
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I don’t want to be one of those White Western Feminists who looks down on other societies, but page after page on female subservience to men does get a little exhausting after a while. Jun 21, Maitha rated it liked it. Jun 25, Vashti Puls rated it really liked it. Can’t veiiled to read the rest of Lila’s works. Very tight analysis linking kinship, ideology and oral narrative. Abu-Lughod spent nearly two years embedded in a Bedouin village in Egypt, studying poetry and the sentimsnts of women that made up such a large part of the social structure of the village.
The poems are haunting, the evocation of emotional Explore the Home Gift Guide. I couldn’t finish this book.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 21, Danielle rated it it was amazing. I read through it almost not quite but almost as one does through fiction. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I liked it but the one thing that kept me hesitant senriments the book is that she wrote it without the Awlad Ali’s permission.
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Review “A valuable contribution in many areas, giving us new dimensions of nomadic and Arab culture, poetry, women, and gender roles and a fresh way xbu looking at the interrelatedness of the ideology and politics of sentiment. A beautiful, descriptive, and insightful ethnography. Erica rated it liked it Jan 31, Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society from Sntiments.
Sam Fishel rated it liked it Dec 28, Don’t regret having to read it for class.
Acknowledgments A Note on Transcriptions One: Selected pages Title Page. Chapter 6, Honor and Poetic Vulnerability. Oct 09, John rated it it was ok Sentimenrs to John by: Learn more about Amazon Prime. This allows them to be honorable in their position in life.