Feminist Theory Website

Feminism in Lebanon


Feminists on
Other Sites:

Evelyne Accad

Mouna Haraoui

Other Feminists:

Mona Khalaf

Internet Sites

The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) has a homepage here.


      Accad, Evelyne. Sexuality and War: Literary Masks of the Middle East. New York Univ. Press, 1990.

      Badran, Margot and Miriam Cooke, ed. Opening the Gates: A Century of Arab Feminist Writing. Indiana Univ. Press, 1990.

      Cooke, Miriam, ed. Blood into Ink: South Asian and MIddle Eastern Women Write War. Westview Press, 1994.

      Cooke, Miriam. War's Other Voices: Women Writers in the Lebanese Civil War. Syracuse Univ. Press, 1996.

      Cooke, Miriam. Women Write War: The Centering of the Beirut Decentrists. 1987.

      Cooke, Miriam and Angela Woolacott, ed. Gendering War Talk. Princeton, 1993.

      Farhoud, Abla. Game of Patience. [You can read a summary of this play here.]

      Khouri, Ghada. "Caught in the Middle: Women in Lebanon," WIN: Women's International Net Issue 13. [You can read this article here.]

      Shaykh, Hanan. Beirut Blues: A Novel. Anchor, 1996.

      Shaykh, Hanan. The Story of Zahra. Quartet Books, 1987.

      Shaykh, Hanan. I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops. Doubleday, 1998.

      Shaykh, Hanan. Women on Sand And Myrrh. Anchor, 1992.

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