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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This controversial yet bold book leaves a strong impression on the reader’s mind.

Jul 12, Shahidul Nahid rated it it was amazing. This page was last edited on 16 Ihat May 05, Shibangi Roy rated it really liked it.

I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in. Refresh and try again.

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

Her growing awareness of the class discriminations, gender disparities, and growing entlish orthodoxy and intolerance in her family and her rural village parallel the broader social and cultural upheaval emerging in the new nation, and foreshadow the growth of a feminist dissident courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim clerics. Her story should be required reading in high schools around the country.

Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 1. But she is so frank and blatantly open about certain topics that it’s surprising she is writing through a Bengali’s perspective. Feb 12, Alfie Shuvro rated it really liked it. In terms of the writing style, I think Nasrin does engliish good job being consistent with narrators age. A book that shook me to my very core. When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it.


Retrieved from ” https: If you have loads of ink and paper, print it out and read it I still have not read it: This autobiographical book tells Nasrin’s story from birth to adolescence. Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Likewise, her descriptions of Bangladeshi food and evenings spent languishing on rooftops left me anxious to go visit again soon.

Published June 1st by Steerforth first published Jun 17, Prabhat rated it really liked it Shelves: Biased by extreme feminism. Everyone and especially my Bengali friends.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Although throughout her girlhood Nasrin is characterized as being shy, she grows out of it by unbashfully coming out about the inner sufferings people in her society are too ashamed to divulge.

However, she could have modified some vulgar words. I looked up some of her interviews on youtube and it makes me angry, because it seems like the reporters are verbally attacking her and not allowing her to speak. I want to read the rest of her autobiography but, since I am only limited to the language of English I can’t read all of her works. Nasrin was also sexually ih by two of her family elders uncles.

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Women are not treated as human beings. Sometimes its so important to reveal the truth but so hard mfyebela digest. Oct 18, Ganesh rated it liked meyrbela. I think she has lost her relationship with many of her family members because she has spoken out about how she has felt as a child growing up.


Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written. Anindya Bera rated it did not like it May 17, Jul 21, Hornet Meyebeka rated it it was ok. She started publishing prose in the early s, and produced three collections of essays and four novels before the publication of her novel Lajja Bengali: She has depicted the situation of people in East Bengal at her time.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This groundbreaking book throws open a window on a world unknown to most Westerners. Books by Taslima Nasrin. It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this. It is worth reading autobiography.

Sep 12, Kiersten rated it liked it. Anirban Mukherjee rated it really liked it Aug 13, This is a masterpiece. The only clues to this seemed to be. Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been maar, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India. Sep 10, Englisj rated it really liked it Shelves: Without questioning and confronting religious issues, there will never be any resolution.

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