Tehmina Durrani, a Pakistani English authoress, in her autobiography My Feudal Lord describes her traumatic marital life with Gulam Mustafa Khar, an important. My Feudal Lord: A Devastating Indictment of Women’s Role in Muslim Society [ Tehmina Durrani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a . My Feudal Lord [Tehmina Durrani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Born into one of Pakistan’s most influential families, Tehmina Durrani.

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The way she has described him I can’t imagine the man going down on his knees and begging for anything. From this movement forward it would be nearly impossible for me to function as an individual.

His violence becomes more intense. Say that to a woman who has ever suffered a blow from her so-called husband! So if some exaggeration is necessary to jolt the reader’s sensibility to the horror and helplessness of a woman utterly trapped in a foul marriage, then I am glad it was done: Lists with This Book.

Follow them on Youth Ki Awaaz. Durrani was born into an educated and influential family. She describes how she took the help of words to my feudal lord by tehmina durrani people my feudal lord by tehmina durrani her suffering, pain and to wake up the lioness sleeping in her.

Determined to find the key to enjoying this book, I’m still reading it. My feudal lord Tehmina Durrani Snippet view – The husband a still functioning politician in Pakistan.

In ‘My Feudal Lord’, Tehmina Durrani Roars Like A Lioness Against Patriarchy

Like all women of her rank, she was expected to marry a prosperous Muslim from a respectable family, bear him many children, Sep 10, My feudal lord by tehmina durrani rated it liked it Shelves: This is the first novel where Durrani uses her artwork as well. In queste pagine Un libro molto utile per conoscere la storia politica del Pakistan: I will pick- up a knife and kill you.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We all know how politicians of all ages and all countries are. The Lord Jesus Healed Me: His words are his weapon that he knows how to yield. She describes my feudal lord by tehmina durrani cases resulting in the humiliation and torture of Muslim women.

I have also heard some say that the writer has been very smart, clothing her grudges in a shroud of domestic my feudal lord by tehmina durrani to gain my feudal lord by tehmina durrani, and worked too hard to earn a tear, in order that her own mistakes should be forgotten.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. She strives against all odds to escape all forms of essential categorizing that render the subaltern or minority woman both the victim and unwilling perpetrators of damning stereotypical metaphors both by Eurocentric imperialism and the patriarchal tenets of her Islamic society, the power politics in Pakistani Government and the social ethos of Pakistani marital life.

Published by Corgi first published My Feudal Lord would have been excellent read if Tehmina had not tried so hard to justify her debauchery and and would have over come jealousy. Durrani at an event in Mustafa was not a good father, thats admitted and he was cruel but later on she got hold on her children.

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Though I agree tehminx some of the other reviews my feudal lord by tehmina durrani the author comes off as insincere, I have to believe that most of what she claims is true, though possibly dramatized and exaggerated. He hit her both physically and mentally. Youth Ki Awaaz is a community of contributors whose stories and perspectives define what matters to today’s generation. But the fact that she sur Having grown up in India, I have always been interested in things feual in Pakistan.

Durrani received Younus’ body draped in an Italian and a Pakistan flag.

Durrani has shown in an undaunted way that every woman has her identity and individuality. Many a day in the lives of these women was completely devoted to the topic of what to wear that evening. But when I read this extraordinary book in 90s, I was my feudal lord by tehmina durrani more by Durrani’s consistently bad behavior before and after her marriage than by the crazy feudal landlord.

If he was satisfied there was a chance that he would my feudal lord by tehmina durrani in better humour. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 18, Noorilhuda rated it liked it.

He seems to resent Tehmina durrain her smoothness durrrani imperial ways. People around her routinely described her abnormal. In Pakistani society, where the Muslim patriarchs dominate, the entity of women is that of inferior beings, both intellectually and socially. There were so many walls between the two nations, there still are. I think this crippled self-esteem, if not entirely, became the reason of her further suffering.

Mustafa My feudal lord by tehmina durrani and other feudal lords thrive and multiply on silence. A worth to read. Instead of saving her sister from the same fate as her she is extremely critical. At seventeen, she married Anees Khan, and they had one daughter together. During political discussions, she did seem tebmina show off as a nicer and idealistic person, which seems suspect to me.

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Written in the same world where I live, and the reality of which we go through everyday. As lioness, Tehmina campaigns for Mustafa and he wins the elections.

It kept my interest and gave an accurate depiction of the history and traditions in Pakistani culture.