world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, English, like Arundhati Roy in The God of Small Things, or their. Amar Meye Bela By Taslima Nasreen. 7/18/ 5 Comments. Picture. Name: UTOL HAWA Writer:TASLIMA NASREEN Language: BANGLA File type: PDF. The Bengali title Amar Meyebela was translated in English as Meyebela, My Bengali Childhood: A Memoir of Growing up Female in a Muslim World The.

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Anindya Bera rated it did not like it May 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This controversial yet bold book leaves a strong impression on the reader’s mind.

Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a theme. You can read more about their work engpish Bangladesh and find out how to make a contribution here: Likewise, her descriptions of Bangladeshi food and evenings spent languishing on rooftops left me anxious to go visit again soon.

Closed minded Muslim who suppress their opinions only makes Islam weak and that frustrates me. Recommended to Sornaly by: This is a masterpiece.

Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok. Biased by extreme feminism. Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from September Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles Pages to import images mwyebela Wikidata. In the West, there are too many eloquent apologists working to convince people of the fiction that women are not dnglish against in Muslim countries or that, if they are, it has nothing to do with religion.

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The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in.

I did find the second bio.

My Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin. Translated into English by Gopa Majumdar

I thought this book was very well done. The only clues to this seemed to be At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame.

But she is so frank and blatantly open about certain topics that it’s surprising she is writing through a Bengali’s perspective. At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame.

Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been banned, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India.

Published June 1st by Steerforth first published The narration would rewind and fast-forward so many times that sometimes it would be difficult to decipher at which time in Nasrin’s upbringing it was occurring.

Jun 17, Prabhat rated it really liked it Shelves: It saddens me to see how Bangladesh and radical Islamic fundamentalist have banned her from stating her opinions what what really happened to her. She has depicted the situation of people in East Bengal at her time.

View all 6 comments. Truly a remarkable woman. It’s honestly described child age story of Taslima Nasrin. However, she could have modified some vulgar words. She came and spoke to us about her book and her experiences.

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Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Women are not treated as human beings. I was supposed to stay home to learn how to cook, to clean. The book is very frank about her father and mother. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 12, Edward Sullivan rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 18, Ganesh rated it liked it.

How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything. This groundbreaking book throws open a window on a world unknown to most Westerners. Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it.

Views Read Edit View history. The only amag to this seemed to be where her family was residing at the time and who was the maid in their house. Books by Taslima Nasrin. Lists with This Book.

Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood – Wikipedia

Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between Taslima Nasrin Bengali: The Bengali term Meyebela means “girlhood”. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible. Nasrin has written 40 books in Bengali, which includes poetry, essays, novels and autobiography series.

The only clues to this seemed to be. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left I thought this book was very well done.

Preview — Meyebela by Taslima Nasrin.