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Teta, Mother, and Me

Three Generations of Arab Women

by Jean Said Makdisi

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454411M
ISBN 100393329658
ISBN 109780393329650
OCLC/WorldCa148749718

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Rich in warmth and insight, a personal and cultural history of three generations of Arab women. In this "beautifully written memoir" (Publishers Weekly), Jean Said Makdisi illuminates a century of Arab life and history through the stories of her mother, Hilda Musa Said, and her Teta, "Granny" Munira Badr t the backdrop of the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the rise of Arab nationalism Cited by: 4.

Teta, Mother and Me book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Traces more than a century in the lives of three women from an /5.

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This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Teta, Mother and Me By Jean Said Makdisi Saqi, Like El Saadawi, Ahmed, Abouzeid, Mernissi, and others, Makdisi delineates the intersections between her individual life and the social changes and political upheavals that have been taking place in the Middle East during the past century.

Click to read more about Teta, Mother, and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women by Jean Said Makdisi. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5(1). Makdisi (Beirut Fragments, ) blends feminism and international politics in this examination of the lives and aspirations of the women of her family over roughly the last in Jerusalem to Arab Christians, Makdisi was raised by her grandmother Teta and mother to envision and train herself for “a perfect domestic life,” an idea that “was as much a part of our feminine Author: Jean Said Makdisi.

Get this from a library. Teta, mother, and me: three generations of Arab women. [Jean Said Makdisi] -- Traces more than a century in the lives of three women from an Arab-Christian family in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, and Egypt, in an account that describes their acts of faith and courage against a.

Poignant and uplifting, "Teta, Mother and Me" is a powerful testimony to the author's lifelong struggle towards a state of independence and her negotiation of the often conflicting demands of work and family. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

Get this from a library. Teta, mother, and me: three generations of Arab women. [Jean Said Makdisi] -- The author illuminates a century of Arab life and history through the stories of her mother, and her Teta (grandmother). Against the backdrop of the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the rise of Arab.

Teta, Mother and Me by Jean Said Makdisi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In her new book, Teta, Mother, and Me, written with the same passion and eye for detail, she explores her family history more thoroughly, employing interviews and old Author: Tina Jordan.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Teta, Mother, and Me by Jean Said Makdisi; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Families, Family, Biography, Women; Places: Beirut (Lebanon), Middle East; People: Jean Said Makdisi.

Catalog Teta, mother, and me:» Book Teta, Mother, and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women. First American edition. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, Print. Note. Citation formats are based on standards as of July Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published.

Citations should be used as. The Good Book Guide 'Poignant yet uplifting, Teta, Mother and Me is a powerful testimony to the author's lifelong struggle towards a state of independence and her negotiation of the often conflicting demands of work and family.' This Week in Palestine show more/5().

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Teta, Mother and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women. ― Jean Said Makdisi, Teta, Mother and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women. tags: education, morality. 3 likes. Like/5. In TETA, MOTHER, AND ME, Jean Said Makdisi elegantly weaves this deeply distressing political history, punctuated by the lingering effects of colonialism, with family history, and the emotional and cultural journeys of three generations of Arab women: "As I sorted out the details of Teta's and Mother's lives, tracing my consciousness through.

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In Teta, mother, and me () Makdisi brought alive a century of Arab life though the story of three generations of Arab women: herself, her mother, Hilda Musa Said, and her grandmother, Munira Badr Musa.

Her son is the literary critic Saree Makdisi. Works. Beirut fragments: a war memoir. New York: Persea Books, Teta, Mother and Me: An Arab Woman's Memoir, Saqi Books (London, England),published as Teta, Mother, and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women, Norton (New York, NY), SIDELIGHTS: In her first book, Beirut Fragments: A War Memorial, Jean Said Makdisi presents an account of life in war-torn Beirut since the mids.Book review: teta, mother, and me; three Research on this assignment and write 5 pages based on the question: Book Review: Teta, Mother, and Me; Three Generation Of Arab Wonman by Jean Said Makdisi.

A phantom freedom in a phantom modernity? Jean Said Makdisi's Teta, mother and me: An Arab woman's memoir chronicles the lives of three generations of.