The Palestinian Hikaye is a narratiave expression practised by women. The fictitious tales, which have evolved over the centuries, deal with current concerns of Middle Eastern Arab society and family issues. The Hikaye offers a critique of society from the women's perspective and draws a portrait of the social structure that directly pertains to the lives of women. Many tales describe women torn between duty and desire.
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative
Credits: Palestinian Ministry of Culture (publisher) UNESCO (producer)
Published in: 2005
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