To ask other readers questions about Meyebela, please sign up. Recent Questions See 1 question about Meyebela .. i want to read the amar meyebela. Amar Meyebela (My Girlhood), Sep 25, Taslima Nasrin Autobiography. amar-meyebela. 1st part of autobiography, banned by the Government of. world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, with Utol. Hawa, ‘The Wild Wind’, being the title of the second).

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Growing up changes us so much Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok. Refresh and try again. See 1 question about Meyebela…. Views Read Edit View history.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page. Truly a remarkable woman. Want to Read aar. Taslima opens her eyes to her past life. Martha rated it it was amazing Jul 15, The book is very frank about her father and mother.

Anirban Mukherjee rated it really liked it Aug 13, Over all, I feel sad for her and the experience she has had with Bengali society. To ask other readers questions about Meyebelaplease sign up. 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. 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 new nation, and foreshadow the growth of a feminist dissident courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim clerics.


The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people. I thought this book was very well done.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin

Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 1. This was a very exciting book. 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.

I wish the book was more organized so it flowed fluidly. Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been banned, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India.

Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written. Biased by extreme feminism.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

While somewhat depressing aren’t all memiors? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. Everyone and especially my Bengali friends. The only clues to qmar seemed to be. The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, Our friends aar Bangladesh report that Save the Children is on the ground and doing good work.


meyeela Recommended to Sornaly by: The sad truth is that a lot of the submissive customs are norms and submissiveness is expected from females. Apr 21, Valerie rated it liked it. Apologies for the fundraising pitch but I hope you’ll consider making a small contribution to the relief efforts. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. View all 6 comments.

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