Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

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Start: Topical Index: Representations: Literary Texts: 20th Century:

Representations: Literary Texts:

G e n e r a l   I n f o r m a t i o n

»Nawal Elsaadawi (22 October 1931 - 21 March 2021) was an Egyptian feminist writer, activist and physician. She wrote numerous books on the subject of women in Islam, focusing on the practice of female genital mutilation in her society. She was described as "the Simone de Beauvoir of the Arab World", and as "Egypt's most radical woman".« -- More information: Wikipedia

Woman at Point Zero (Novel, 1977)

I n f o r m a t i o n

»Woman at Point Zero is a novel by Nawal El Saadawi written in 1975 and published in Arabic in 1977. The novel is based on Saadawi's meeting with a female prisoner in Qanatir Prison and is the first-person account of Firdaus, a murderess who has agreed to tell her life story before her execution. The novel explores the themes of women and their place within a patriarchal society.« -- More information: Wikipedia

K e y w o r d s

Chronological Index: Modern History: 20th Century | Geographical Index: African History: Egyptian History | Topical Index: Types: General: Rape

B i b l i o g r a p h y

I. Author Index

[Info] Sari, Desy L., et al. »Patriarchal Culture and Sexual Violence in the Novel Woman at Point Zero by Nawal el-Saadawi.« Proceedings of the International Conference on Learning and Advanced Education (ICOLAE 2022). Edited by Mauly Halwat Hikmat et al. Dordrecht 2023: 457-470.

II. Speaker Index