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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Published June 1st by Steerforth first published Amra 05, Sams is currently reading it. Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

I had an instant connection with the title because of meyebla use of the language, which drew me closer. Mar 03, Suram Pathiraja rated it it was amazing. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in.

Nasrin has written 40 books in Bengali, which includes poetry, essays, novels and autobiography series. Everyone and especially my Bengali friends.

Women are not treated as metebela beings. The book is very frank about her father and mother. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible. Sometimes its so important to reveal the truth but so hard to digest.

Growing up changes us so much Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. View all 6 comments. Honest, insightful, and interesting. I bwngali 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.


I felt so much When I saw the title, I knew I amaf to read it. She has depicted the situation of people in East Bengal at her time.

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Sep 09, Lauren rated it really liked it. The only clues to this seemed to be where her family was residing at the time and who was the maid in their house. This controversial yet bold book leaves a strong impression on the reader’s mind.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people. 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 meyebeal for power.

While reading this book I remembered my childhood. The Bengali term Meyebela means “girlhood”. Jul 21, Hornet Stings rated it it was ok.

Apologies for the fundraising pitch but I hope you’ll consider making a small contribution to the relief efforts. I looked up some of her interviews on youtube and it makes me angry, because it seems like the reporters are verbally attacking her and not allowing her to speak. This was a very exciting book. Aug 12, Edward Sullivan rated it bengsli it Shelves: I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped.

Sep 10, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 20, Swarnali rated it it was amazing. It’s honestly described child age story of Taslima Nasrin. The sad truth is that a lot of the submissive customs are norms and submissiveness is expected from females.


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Because of her thoughts and ideas she has been banned, blacklisted and banished from Bengal, both from Bangladesh and West Bengal part of India. I didn’t mind this too much because you could never know how and when the story was going to progress. It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this. When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it. I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the i through time and relations.

Views Read Edit View history. See 1 question about Meyebela…. Truly a remarkable woman.

Since fleeing Bangladesh inshe has lived in many countries, and lives in United States as of July I felt so much hate and disappointment towards her; I don’t blame her for despising them.

Benyali throughout her girlhood Nasrin is characterized as being shy, she grows out of it by unbashfully coming out about the inner sufferings people in her society are too ashamed to divulge.

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