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Distant view of a minaret

and other stories

by Alifa Rifaat

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Quartet, 1983.

StatementAlifa Rifaat ; selected and translated from the Arabic by Denys Johnson-Davies.
SeriesAfrican writers series
ContributionsJohnson-Davies, Denys.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7860.I3/
The Physical Object
Paginationix,116p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21418288M
ISBN 100435902717

Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories eBook: Rifaat, Alifa, Johnson-Davies, Denys: : Kindle Store/5(10). In “Distant View of a Minaret” by Alifa Rifaat, a lonely wife describes life with her husband as “a world from which she had been excluded” (Rifaat, , p. ). While a woman paints a picture of a seemingly mundane afternoon, a minaret viewed in .

Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories. Author. Alifa Rifaat & Denys Johnson-Davies (Trans.) Publisher. Waveland Press, Inc. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non. Hatem, M. (). The Lives Behind the Politics [Review of the book Two Women in One Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories A Bridge through Time A Wife for My Son Jana Gough Nawal el-Saadawi Osman Nusairi Alifa Rifaat Denys Johnson Davies Laila Said Ali Ghalem G. Kazolias]. The Women's Review of Books, 3(10), JSTOR Born: June 5, , Cairo, Kingdom of Egypt.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rifʻat, Alīfah. Distant view of a minaret. London: Heinemann Educational, , © (OCoLC) by Alifa Rifaat "More convincingly than any other woman writing in Arabic today, Alifa Rifaat lifts the veil on what it means to be a women living within a traditional Muslim society." So states the translator's foreword to this collection of the Egyptian author's best short stories. Rifaat did not go to university, spoke only Arabic, and seldom traveled abroad.


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