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The arts and design

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This chapter contains selected sources related to Muslim women and arts and design. It presents sources related to women and literature, women's language, men impersonating women's voices, Urdu periodicals for women, women in the folk tales, women's images in literature, novels and short stories of Muslim women writers, women poets, autobiographies by women, biased images of women in textbooks, women and love in Urdu literature, women painters, women calligraphists, music/dance, women's textile and jewellery, film and media. The chapter is not just a bibliography; it moves far beyond what a bibliography is ordinarily conceived to be.

Keywords: arts; autobiographies; design; Muslim women; Muslim women writers; Urdu literature; women calligraphists; women's language; women's textile



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