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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myebela Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I was supposed to stay home to learn how to cook, to clean. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andamad with female oppression as a theme. This was a very exciting book. 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.

Likewise, her descriptions of Bangladeshi food and evenings spent languishing on rooftops left me anxious to go visit again soon. Many of the what Nasrins talks about is true, even if I have not faced many of the prejudices myself, I know of people who have. Aug 20, Swarnali rated it it was amazing. I wish the book was more organized so it flowed fluidly.

Hardcoverpages. Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been banned, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both im Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India. The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people. While somewhat depressing aren’t all memiors? This controversial yet bold book leaves a strong impression on englisu reader’s mind. I think the questions she brings forth about religion is only naturally, particularly for a child and an adult.


Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Without questioning and confronting religious issues, there will never be any resolution. Because it seemed so choppy, othertimes I wasn’t sure if a character was new or previously mentioned. But she is so frank and blatantly open about certain topics that it’s surprising she is emglish through enhlish Bengali’s perspective. Taslima opens her eyes to her past life. This autobiographical book tells Nasrin’s story from birth to adolescence. At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame.

The only clues to this seemed to be. Refresh and try again. It is worth reading autobiography. I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped. Nasrin has in this and in her other books written about women rights in Bangladesh: I felt so much When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it.

Apologies for the fundraising pitch but I hope you’ll consider making a small contribution to the relief efforts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She successfully expressed her feeling against senseless religious practices, against male dominating society. Open Preview See a Problem? 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: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Published June 1st by Steerforth first published I felt so much hate and disappointment towards her; I don’t blame her for despising them.

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Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 1. She came and spoke to us about her book and her experiences.

Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok. Views Read Edit View history. I read the book before she came, and was in awe of her when we met. See 1 question about Meyebela…. Anirban Mukherjee rated it really liked it Aug 13, Her story should be required reading in high schools around the country.

As you may have heard, a devastating storm struck Bangladesh Nov 15th, leaving 3, people dead and over three million people displaced from their homes. How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything. Biased by extreme feminism.

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.