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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The narrator,Nasrin, takes her own liberty on time by going in and out of plots as she pleases. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between Taslima Nasrin Bengali: Recommended to Sornaly by: Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been banned, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India.

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.

Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. This is a masterpiece.

We grow up and we just start accepting things. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen meyebeela of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a theme.

The book is very frank about her father and mother.

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. Oct 11, Sornaly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: May 05, Shibangi Roy rated it really liked it. While somewhat depressing aren’t all memiors? Sep 12, Kiersten rated it liked it.


They are taught for centuries that they are slaves of men. Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles. Jul 12, Shahidul Nahid rated it it was amazing. Her father is described by Nasrin as rude and tyrannical. The narration would rewind and fast-forward so many times that sometimes it would be difficult to decipher at which time in Nasrin’s upbringing it was occurring.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Biased by extreme feminism. It will change one’s perception of a society or a religion. Dec 07, Shalini Sharma rated it it was amazing. While reading, many times I even despised the Meyebelx traditions. Taslima Nasrin revisits her early years — from her auspicious birth on a Myeebela holy day to the threshold of womanhood at fourteen — in a small rural village during the years East Pakistan became Bangladesh.

Preview — Meyebela by Taslima Nasrin.

She started publishing prose in the early s, and produced three collections of essays and four novels before the publication of her novel Lajja Bengali: Since fleeing Bangladesh inshe has lived in many countries, and lives in United States as of July Her story should be required reading in high schools around the country. It’s honestly described child age story of Taslima Nasrin. I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped.

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Rajesh Dey rated it did not like it Jun 20, Taslima opens her eyes to her past life. Likewise, her descriptions of Bangladeshi food and evenings spent languishing on rooftops left me anxious to go visit again soon.


Nasrin has in this and in her other books written about women rights in Bangladesh: If you have loads of ink and paper, print it out and read it I still have not read it: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. View all 6 comments.

A book that shook me to my very core. Honest, insightful, and interesting.

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

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Closed minded Muslim who suppress their opinions only makes Islam weak and that frustrates me. Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written. Because it seemed so choppy, othertimes I wasn’t sure if a amae was new or previously mentioned.

The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, Our friends in Bangladesh report that Save the Children is on the ground and doing good work. Lists with Meyeebela Book. In terms of the writing style, I think Nasrin does a good job being consistent with narrators age. No trivia or quizzes amsr. Growing up changes us so much However, she could have modified some vulgar words.

I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible.