Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood is a autobiographical book by Bangladeshi doctor, turned feminist writer Taslima Nasrin. Amar Meye Bela By Taslima Nasreen. 7/18/ 5 Comments. Picture. Name: UTOL HAWA Writer:TASLIMA NASREEN Language: BANGLA File type: PDF. world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, Bengali bhadralok tradition–that of the educated Bengali middle.

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I think the questions she brings forth about religion is only naturally, particularly for a child and an adult. I did find the second bio. Since fleeing Bangladesh inshe has lived in many countries, and lives in United States as of July No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try bengli.

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When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it. Return to Book Page. How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything. While reading, many times I even despised the Bengali traditions. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin

While somewhat depressing aren’t all memiors? We grow up and we just start accepting things. Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left I thought this book was very well done.

Feb 12, Alfie Shuvro rated it really liked it. Her mama was sad that a bull was sacrificed for Eid festival so as her Mama did not touch the meal with meat, her mother also did not eat the meal.


Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a theme. The Bengali term Meyebela means “girlhood”. I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped. Dec 07, Shalini Sharma rated it it was amazing. Retrieved from ” https: View all 3 comments.

Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 6 books.

Preview — Meyebela by Taslima Nasrin. Growing up changes us so much It’s honestly described child age story of Taslima Nasrin. Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written.

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Over all, I feel sad for her and the experience she has had with Bengali society. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. Lists with This Book. It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this.

The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people. Women are not treated as human beings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood is a autobiographical book by Bangladeshi doctor, turned feminist writer Taslima Nasrin.

It saddens me to see how Bangladesh and radical Islamic fundamentalist have banned her from stating her opinions what what really happened to her. It’s best to think the way a child thinks. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Amra looked up some of her interviews on youtube and it makes me angry, because it seems like bentali reporters are verbally attacking her and not allowing her to speak. Other books in the series.


Mar 03, Suram Pathiraja rated it it was amazing. Her growing awareness of the class discriminations, gender disparities, meyebeal growing religious orthodoxy and intolerance in her family and her rural village parallel the ,eyebela social and cultural upheaval emerging in the new nation, and foreshadow the growth of a feminist dissident courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim aamar. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Sep 09, Lauren rated it really liked it. Oct 11, Sornaly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Biased by extreme feminism.

The only clues to this seemed to be. This page was last edited on 16 Januaryat Everyone and especially my Bengali friends. Meyebeoa autobiographical book tells Nasrin’s story from birth to adolescence. She started publishing prose in the early s, and produced three collections of essays and four novels before the publication of her behgali Lajja Bengali: Some behgali her books are banned in Bangladesh. I didn’t mind this too much because you could never know how and when the story was going to progress.

Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles. The only clues to this seemed to be At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame.

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