Nawal El Saadawi

Egyptian dissident

Nawal El Saadawi (Arabic: نوال السعداوى‎, born 27 October 1931; deed 21 Mairch 2021) wis a Egyptian feminist writer, activist, pheesician an psychiatrist. She haes written mony beuks on the subject o weemen in Islam, payin pairticular attention tae the practice o female genital cuttin in her society.

Nawal El Saadawi
نوال السعداوى
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Nawal El Saadawi
Born27 October 1931(1931-10-27)
Kafr Tahla, Egyp
Died21 Mairch 2021 (aged 89)
Cairo, Egyp
ThriftPheesician, psychiatrist, author, feminist
Hauf-marrae(s)Sherif Hatata (1964-2021)
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She is foonder an preses o the Arab Weemen's Solidarity Association [1][2] an co-foonder o the Arab Association for Human Richts.[3] She haes been awairdit honorar degrees on three continents. In 2004, she wan the North-South prize frae the Cooncil o Europe. In 2005, the Inana Internaitional Prize in Belgium.[4]

Nawal el Saadawi haes held poseetions o Author for the Supreme Cooncil for Airts an Social Sciences, Cairo; Director General o the Halth Eddication Depairtment, Meenistry o Halth, Cairo, Secretar General o Medical Association, Cairo, Egyp, an Medical Doctor, Varsity Hospital an Meenistry o Halth. She is the foonder o Halth Eddication Association an the Egyptian Weemen Writer’s Association; she wis Chief Editor o Health Magazine in Cairo, Egyp an Editor o Medical Association Magazine.[5][6]

Awairds an honorsEedit

BibliografieEedit

Saadawi haes written prolifically, placin some o her wirks online.[9] Her works include:

  • Memoirs of a Woman Doctor (1960, 1980; translatit bi Catherine Cobham, 1989)
  • Searching (1968; translated bi Shirley Eber, 1991)
  • The Death of the Only Man in the World (1974; translatit bi Sherif Hetata, 1985) Published in Inglis unner the title God Dies by the Nile
  • Woman at Point Zero (1975; translatit bi Sherif Hetata, 1983)
  • The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World (1977; transl. bi Sherif Hetata, 1980)
  • The Circling Song (1978; transl. bi Marilyn Booth, 1989)
  • Death of an Ex-Minister (1980; transl. bi Shirley Eber, 1987)
  • She Has No Place in Paradise (1979; transl. bi Shirley Eber)
  • Two Women in One (1983; transl. bi Osman Nusairi an Jana Gough, 1985)
  • The Fall of the Imam (1987; transl. bi Sherif Hetata, 1988)
  • Memoirs from the Women's Prison (1984; transl. bi Marilyn Booth, 1994)
  • The Innocence of the Devil (1994; transl. bi Sherif Hetata, 1994)
  • North/South: The Nawal El Saadawi Reader (1997)
  • Love in the Kingdom of Oil, translatit bi Basil Hatim an Malcolm Williams (Saqi Beuks, 2000)
  • A Daughter of Isis
  • Dissidenza e scrittura (2008)
  • L'amore ai tempi del petrolio, translatit bi Marika Macco, introduction bi Luisa Morgantini, Editrice il Sirente, Fagnano Alto, 2009. ISBN 978-88-87847-16-1

PUBLICATION HISTORY: The follaein is a complete leet o her written wirks.[10] Aw originals in Arabic. Mony hae been translated intae Inglis, French, German, Spaingie, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Indonesian, Japanese, Iranian, Turkish, Urdu, an ither 30 leids.

FICTION:
NOVELS (in Arabic):

  • Memoirs of a Woman Doctor (Cairo, 1958)
  • The Absent One (Cairo, 1969)
  • Two Women in One (Cairo, 1971)
  • Woman at Point Zero (Beirut, 1973)
  • The Death of the Only Man on Earth (Beirut, 1975)
  • The Children’s Circling Song (Beirut, 1976)
  • The Fall of the Imam (Cairo, 1987)
  • Ganat and the Devil (Beirut, 1991)
  • Love in the Kingdom of Oil (Cairo, 1993)
  • The Novel (Dar El Hilal Publishers Cairo 2004)
  • Zeina, Novel (Dar Al Saqi Beirut, 2009)

SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS (in Arabic):

  • I Learnt Luve (Cairo, 1957)
  • A Moment o Truth (Cairo, 1959)
  • Little Tenderness (Cairo, 1960)
  • The Thread an the Wall (Cairo, 1972)
  • Ain El Hayat (Beirut, 1976)
  • She wis the Weaker (Beirut, 1977)
  • Daith o an Ex-meenister (Beirut, 1978)
  • Adab Am Kellet Abad (Cairo, 2000)

PLAYS (in Arabic):

  • Twal Weemen in a Cell (Cairo, 1984)
  • Isis (Cairo, 1985)
  • God Resigns in the Summit Meetin (1996), published by Madbouli, and other four plays included in her Collected Works (45 books in Arabic ) published by Madbouli in Cairo 2007

NON-FICTION: MEMOIRS (in Arabic):

  • Memoirs in a Weemen’s Prison (Cairo, 1983)
  • My Travels Aroond the Warld (Cairo, 1986)
  • Memoirs o a Child Called Soad (Cairo, 1990)
  • My Life, Pairt I, Autobiography (Cairo, 1996)
  • My Life, Pairt II, Autobiography (Cairo, 1998)
  • My Life, Pairt III, (Cairo, 2001)



BOOKS ( Non Fiction ) (in Arabic):

  • Weemen an Sex (Cairo, 1969)
  • Woman is the Origin (Cairo, 1971)
  • Men an Sex (Cairo, 1973)
  • The Naked Face o Arab Weemen (Cairo, 1974)
  • Weemen an Neurosis (Cairo, 1975)
  • On Weemen (Cairo, 1986)
  • A New Battle in Arab Weemen Liberation (Cairo, 1992)
  • Collection o Essays (Cairo, 1998)
  • Collection o Essays (Cairo, 2001)
  • Breaking Doun Barriers (Cairo, 2004)



BOOKS TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH:

  • The Hidden Face o Eve [Study] (London: Zed Books, 1980) , re issued 2008
  • Woman at Point Zero [novel] (London: Zed Books, 1982), re issued 2008
  • God Dies bi the Nile [novel] (London: Zed Books, 1984) reissued 2008
  • Circling Sang [novel] (London: Zed Books, 1986) reissued 2008
  • The Faw o Imam [novel] (London: Methuen, 1987) Saqui Books London 2001 , 2009
  • Searching [novel] (London: Zed Books, 1988) reissued 2008
  • Daith o an Ex-meenister [short stories] (London: Methuen, 1987)
  • She haes no Place in Paradise [short stories] (London: Methuen, 1987)
  • My Traivel Aroond the Warld [non-fiction] (London: Methuen, 1985)
  • Memoirs frae the Weemen’s Prison [non-fiction] (London: Women’s Press, 1985) (also: University of California Press, USA, 1995)
  • Twa Weemen in Ane [novel] (London: Al-Saqi Books, 1992)
  • Memoirs o a Weemen Doctor [novel] (London: Methuen, 1994) (also: City Lights, USA, 1993)
  • The Well o Life [two novels] (London: Methuen, 1994)
  • The Innocence o the Devil [novel] (London: Methuen, 1994) (also: University of California Press, 1995)
  • Nawal El Saadawi Reader [non-fiction essays] (London: Zed Books, 1997)
  • Vol 11 Nawal El Saadawi Reader (Zed Books 2009)
  • Pairt I A Dochter o Isis [autobiography] (London: Zed Books, 1999) reissued 2008
  • Pairt II Walkin Throu Fire [autobiography] (London: Zed Books, 2002) reissued 2008
  • Luve in the Kinrick o ile [novel] (Lunnon: Alsaqui Beuks, 2001)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Hitchcock, Peter, Nawal el Saadawi, Sherif Hetata. “Living the Struggle.” Transition 61 (1993): 170-179.
  2. http://www.awsa.net/
  3. Nawal El Saadawi. “Presentation by Nawal El Saadawi: President's Forum, M/MLA Annual Convention, November 4, 1999.” The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 33.3-34.1 (Autumn, 2000 - Winter, 2001): 34-39. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1315340.
  4. "PEN World Voices Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture by Nawal El Saadawi." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jue04c1_wkY&feature=related
  5. http://www.nawalsaadawi.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47:nawal-el-saadawi&catid=34:biography&Itemid=54
  6. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 23 Mey 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. "Motvillig El Saadawi får Dagermanpriset". SvD (in Swadish). 9 Januar 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  8. ""Lydnad är ett dödligt gift"". Kultur (in Swadish). 15 Mey 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  9. Works available online at Saadawi's website Archived 2006-12-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. http://myafrica.allafrica.com/view/people/main/id/07PG6rWKbUCoymyg.html

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