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El Saadawi, Nawal (1931–) By Mirdamadi, Yaser

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1494-1
Published: 02/05/2017
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Nawal El Saadawi is a renowned Egyptian writer, novelist, feminist activist, political dissident, physician, and psychiatrist. The main theme of her work is the suppression and suffering of women in a patriarchal society backed by religion. She is particularly famous for her struggle against female circumcision. She is regarded as one of the most radical feminists of the Arab and Muslim world.

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Yaser, Mirdamadi. "El Saadawi, Nawal (1931–)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 21 Jan. 2019 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/el-saadawi-nawal-1931. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1494-1

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