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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Jan 09, Prashanti Debi rated it liked it. Nasrin doesn’t leave taboo issues untouched either it be about religion, class or gender. Amarr story should be required reading in high schools around the country. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left I thought this book was very well done. 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.

In terms of the writing style, I think Nasrin does a good job being consistent with narrators age.

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Apr 21, Valerie rated it liked it. I felt so much When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it.

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However, she could have modified some vulgar words. I was supposed to stay home to learn how to cook, to clean. This is a masterpiece.

Aug 12, Edward Sullivan rated it liked it Shelves: Pen portraits of Her Doctor father, her simple mother, her brothers, mama, servants, religious teachers, people gathered for a festival of Eid are nice to read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles. It is worth reading autobiography. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. She came and spoke to us about her book and her experiences.


Martha rated it it was amazing Jul 15, I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the connections through time and relations.

Open Preview See a Problem? 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. View all 6 comments. Truly a amae woman.

Amar Meyebela ( আমার মেয়েবেলা ) – Taslima Nasrin | Free Download Bangla PDF e Book

The book is very frank about her father and mother. The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, Taslima On Autobiography 6 books.

Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. 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 qmar courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim clerics.

Came across at NYU library looking for Tagore books in english. This page was last edited on 16 Januaryat You can read more about their work in Bangladesh and find out how to make a contribution here: I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in.


The sad truth is that, as much as I love Bengali culture and its traditions, there will always be people in the world that distort the traditions and religious understand to best suit themselves, because they are hungry for power. Preview — Meyebela by Taslima Nasrin. Oct 18, Ganesh rated it liked it. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible.

Dec 07, Shalini Sharma rated it it was amazing. Aug 20, Swarnali rated it it was amazing. I didn’t mind this too much because you could never know how and when the story was going to progress.

Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written. While reading, many times I even despised the Bengali traditions.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Retrieved from ” https: Apologies for the fundraising pitch but I hope you’ll consider making a small contribution to the relief efforts. Mar 03, Suram Pathiraja rated it it was amazing. It saddens me to see how Bangladesh and radical Islamic fundamentalist have banned her from stating her opinions what what really happened to her. She has depicted the situation of people in East Bengal at her time.

As I started reading the book, I did not enjoy the first couple of chapters about the war but, as the book progressed I was could not stop reading!