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Atiya: the most iconoclastic of the Fyzee sisters

Hasan, Md. Mahmudul (2020) Atiya: the most iconoclastic of the Fyzee sisters. Literature at Portsmouth.

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The Fyzee sisters were ahead of their time in their views and ways of life. However, given the unconventionality, unique personality and independence of spirit, Atiya was the most iconoclastic of them all. Atiya was unconventional and “unorthodox” in her behaviour in more than one sense. At a time when female education was at best rudimentary and at worst scorned and ridiculed, or in many cases discouraged or restricted to the home, she made a transcontinental trip for educational purposes at the age of 29 and unmarried. As mentioned before, she travelled extensively within the borders of South Asia and across the globe at a time when transnational journeys were not a smooth or easy affair, especially for women.

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Additional Information: 6409/81218
Uncontrolled Keywords: Atiya Fyzee, Zamana-i-Tahsil (A Time of Education), Samuel Rahamin
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PK Indo-Iranian
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of English Language & Literature
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Mahmudul Hasan
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2020 09:22
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2020 09:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81218

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