Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood is a autobiographical book by Bangladeshi doctor, turned feminist writer Taslima Nasrin. Amar Meye Bela By Taslima Nasreen. 7/18/ 5 Comments. Picture. Name: UTOL HAWA Writer:TASLIMA NASREEN Language: BANGLA File type: PDF. world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, Bengali bhadralok tradition–that of the educated Bengali middle.

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It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this. I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the connections through time and relations. Open Bengalli See a Problem?

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Sep 09, Lauren rated it really liked it. Jul 21, Hornet Stings rated it it was ok. Our friends in Bangladesh report that Save the Children is on the ground and doing good work. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. Nasrin doesn’t leave taboo issues untouched either it be about religion, class or gender.

At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame. The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, The only clues amsr this seemed to be where her i was residing at the time and who was the maid in their house.


Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

It saddens me to see how Bangladesh and radical Islamic fundamentalist have banned her from stating her opinions what what really happened to her.

Taslima Nasrin revisits her early years — from her auspicious birth on a Muslim holy day to the threshold of womanhood at fourteen — in a small rural village during the years East Pakistan became Bangladesh.

Please introduce links iin this page from related articles ; try meyebfla Find link tool for suggestions. They are taught for centuries that they are slaves of men. If you have loads of ink and paper, print it out and read it I still have not read it: I think she has lost ij relationship with many of her family members because she has spoken out about how she has felt as a child growing up.

Since fleeing Bangladesh inshe has lived in many countries, and lives in United States as of July Her growing awareness of the class discriminations, gender disparities, and growing religious orthodoxy and intolerance in her family and her rural village parallel the broader social and cultural upheaval emerging in the mdyebela nation, and foreshadow the growth of a feminist dissident courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim clerics.

Honest, insightful, and interesting. It will change one’s perception of a society or a religion. Books by Taslima Nasrin. I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped.


I was supposed to stay home to learn how to cook, to clean. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You can read more about their work in Bangladesh and find out how to make a contribution here: The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people. Return to Book Page. The sad truth is that a lot of the submissive customs are norms and submissiveness is expected from females.

She has depicted the situation of people in East Bengal at her time. How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything. Lists with This Book. Recommended to Sornaly by: Hardcoverpages. 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.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles.