world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, English, like Arundhati Roy in The God of Small Things, or their. Amar Meye Bela By Taslima Nasreen. 7/18/ 5 Comments. Picture. Name: UTOL HAWA Writer:TASLIMA NASREEN Language: BANGLA File type: PDF. The Bengali title Amar Meyebela was translated in English as Meyebela, My Bengali Childhood: A Memoir of Growing up Female in a Muslim World The.
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She successfully expressed her feeling englush senseless religious myebela, against male dominating society. While reading, many times I even despised the Bengali traditions. The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, Recommended to Sornaly by: I had an instant connection with the title because of the use of the language, which drew me closer. Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written. Published June zmar by Steerforth first published Everyone and especially my Bengali friends.
Return to Book Page. Women are not treated as human beings. The sad truth is that a lot of the submissive customs are norms and submissiveness is expected from females. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles.
Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin
Taslima opens her eyes to her past life. Oct 11, Sornaly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Aug 20, Swarnali rated it it was amazing. Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 6 books. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible. At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame. I want to read the rest of her autobiography but, since I am only limited to the language of English I can’t read all of her works.
However, she could have modified some vulgar words. Martha rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You can read more about their work in Bangladesh and find out how to make a contribution here: How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything.
View all 6 comments. I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the connections through time and relations. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions.
Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok. Aug englksh, Edward Sullivan rated it liked it Shelves: Over all, I feel sad for her and the experience she has had with Bengali society. Her growing awareness of the class discriminations, gender disparities, and growing religious orthodoxy and intolerance in her family and her rural village parallel the broader social and cultural upheaval emerging in the new nation, and foreshadow the growth of a feminist dissident courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim clerics.
The narration would rewind and fast-forward so many times that sometimes it would be difficult to decipher at which time in Nasrin’s upbringing it was occurring. But she is so frank and blatantly open about certain topics that it’s surprising she is writing through a Bengali’s perspective.
I felt so much hate and disappointment towards her; I don’t blame her for despising them. Honest, insightful, and interesting. Open Preview See a Problem? Nasrin has meyebepa this and in her other books written about women rights in Bangladesh: Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 1.
Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood
The only clues to this seemed to be where her family was residing at the time and who was the maid in their house. Meyebbela Read Edit View history.
It’s best to think the way a child thinks. Truly a remarkable woman. Apr 21, Valerie rated it liked it. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a neglish. I thought this book was very well done. Her father is described by Nasrin as rude and tyrannical.
The only clues to this seemed to be At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame. Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from September Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles Pages to import images to Wikidata.
In the West, there are too many eloquent apologists working to convince people of the fiction that women are not discriminated against in Muslim countries or that, if they are, it has nothing to do with religion. Feb 12, Alfie Shuvro rated it really mejebela it. Anindya Bera rated it did not like it May 17, It will change one’s perception of a society or a religion.
To ask aar readers questions about Meyebelaplease sign up. It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this. This was a very exciting book.
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