Arab Women Writers' Problems and Prospects
Publisher: Against the Current
Year Published: 1997
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11286
Arab critics, particularly those situated in the Arab world, are viewed with suspicion, especially when they are men writing about women. If they don't write about Arab women writers, they are chastised for ignoring them. If they do, they are accused of attempting to "contain" and "marginalize" them.