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Arts: Poets and Poetry: Southeast Europe
(1,258 words)

This entry surveys Muslim women's poetry poetry poetry written in the Balkans, with a focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina, from the last two decades of the nineteenth to the beginning of the twenty-first centuries. Written in a rich intercultural network, this poetry poetry poetry is characteristically out of step with the established male canon and very often critical of it. This makes any classification based solely on Muslim identity, itself a fluid and changeable construct within this timeframe,…

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Arsenijević, Damir, “Arts: Poets and Poetry: Southeast Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 10 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0293h>
First published online: 2009

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