This study attempts to identify salient motifs and critical themes relating to flânerie (street strolling) of women in the city as represented in two short stories and a novel by three Arab women- Egyptian, Sudanese, and Lebanese.
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(2006).Contesting the gendered flâneuse of the Arab metropolis: literary representations of gender, the body and urban space in selected urban writings of Salwa Bakr, Leila Aboulela and Hanan al-Shaykh [Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Bur, Mona. Contesting the gendered flâneuse of the Arab metropolis: literary representations of gender, the body and urban space in selected urban writings of Salwa Bakr, Leila Aboulela and Hanan al-Shaykh. 2006. American University in Cairo, Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
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