ABU-LUGHOD VEILED SENTIMENTS PDF

Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years. First published in , Lila Abu-Lughod’sVeiled Sentimentshas become a classic ethnography in the field of anthropology. During the late s and early LILA ABU-LUGHOD, Veiled sentiments: honour and poetry in a Bedouin society, Veiled sentiments begins by clearly positioning the author as she enters the.

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Amina rated it really liked it Jul 02, Mar 29, Lani rated it really liked it Shelves: I read through it almost abu-lugyod quite but almost as one does through fiction.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mar 21, Danielle rated it it was amazing. Abu-luthod has been as thought-provoking as I remember Lila Abu-Lughod’s book being when I read it some 5 years ago. I shouls have been poor there. Veild begins as a puzzle about a single poetic genre becomes a reflection on the politics of sentimets and the complexity of culture.

Alot of the same type restrictions for women in my strict Catholic family. On the other hand, this is a model work of “humble anthropology”, which permits views into the ethnographer as well as the people she describes, but does so in a spirit of fair-play, rather than of self-indulgence. Even though I’m sure the differences between modern Bedouins and ancient Middle Easterners is vast, I felt like I was reading an ethnography of Old Testament people, which was very helpful and interesting.

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Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society Summary & Study Guide

Denise rated it liked it Aug 27, Browse all BookRags Study Guides. Chapter 4, Modesty, Gender, and Sexuality.

Specifically, she intended to show that sentiments can actually symbolize values and that expression of these sentiments by individuals contributes to representations of the self, representations that are tied to morality, which in turn is ultimately tied to politics in its broadest sense.

An academic and somewhat dry book about Bedouin society that I accidentally stole from my womens studies professor.

Feb 25, Jayme rated it really liked it Shelves: It not only made me more interested in the field of study, but I feel more open-minded and understanding in my own life.

Lila Abu-Lughod’s concentrated account of Bedouin life, from her semi-internal perspective, is beautiful. An interesting and well-written insight into another culture.

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Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society by Lila Abu-Lughod

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. References to this book Fieldwork in Educational Settings: Sabra rated it really liked it Jul 12, This was one of the most beautiful books I have ever read.

I was not looking forward to this. The ahu-lughod lived with the Awlad ‘Ali Bedouin tribe for two years, while she was working on anthropology graduate work. Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert seentiments Egypt for nearly two years, studying gender relations and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings.

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Nov 13, Cass rated it really liked it. I anticipated a dry, highly academic analysis of a people group. Ghinnawa poetry allows Bedouins to express their feelings in a traditional, condoned way without breaking the code of honor.

Oct abu-lhghod, John rated it it was ok Recommended to John by: Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph L. Very good ethnography and one of the few that is pleasant to read. A popular work among undergraduate anthropology students, and for good reason.

Had to read for anthropology class. Being half-Arab she was given, perhaps, more leeway and access than–say–a white western male might have that being a large number of anthropologists.

Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society Summary & Study Guide

The most fascinating segment of this ethnography is the discussion of Bedouin men and women’s use of spoken poetr Sdntiments popular work among undergraduate anthropology students, and for good reason.

Can’t wait to read the rest of Lila’s works. Order our Veiled Sentiments: It’s been quite awhile since I read it, but I do remember that the topic is the book’s saving grace. Account Options Sign in.