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

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Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society Summary

Lila Abu-Lughod, author of Veiled Sentiments, traveled to the Western Desert of Egypt to study ghinnawa poetry of the Awlad 'Ali Bedouin tribe. The daughter of a Caucasian American woman and an Arab American father, Abu-Lughod was introduced to the Awlad 'Ali by her father. She lived with the tribe as an adopted daughter for two years between 1978 and 1980.

Part One of the book explores Bedouin culture so that the poetry can be...

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