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Arts: Poets and Poetry: Central Asia
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Poetry has always been an integral part of cultural and social life of women in Central Asia in Central Asia and it maintains its prominence as a main vehicle for articulating their individual voices and experiences, as well as their perspectives on a variety of social and political issues. The Central Asian republics have produced a significant number of women poets whose work is widely popular among Central Asians and has been extensively published either in journals, poetry poetry collections…

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Kiliç-Schubel, Nurten, “Arts: Poets and Poetry: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0293c>
First published online: 2009

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