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The plight of women in Egyptian cinema (1940s 1960s)

@inproceedings{Farrugia2002ThePO,
  title={The plight of women in Egyptian cinema (1940s 1960s)},
  author={Marisa Farrugia},
  year={2002}
}
It has been suggested that the period between the 1940s and the 1960s was 'the golden age' of Egyptian cinema -a period of growth, innovation and popularity. The aim of this research is to focus on the plight of Egyptian women in selected long feature films of this period, and how this -was realistically represented on the screen. It was a daunting task for the present researcher to embark on such controversial gender issues, especially from a westerner's perspective on a Muslim Arab society… 
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