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Memory, Women, and Community: Middle East and North Africa
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Introduction

Women’s autobiographical narratives of the recent Arab Uprisings first appeared in the literary market as soon as the old authoritarian regimes were toppled in Tunisia and Egypt in 2011. In Tunisia, for example, Lina ben Mhenni’s blog-based book Tunisian girl. La blogueuse de la révolution was p…

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Rania Said, “Memory, Women, and Community: Middle East and North Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002134>
First published online: 2017



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