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The Harem Within

Pub Date : 1995 | Author : Fatima Mernissi | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0553408143
ISBN 13 : 9780553408140

As a little girl, Fatima Mernissi was often puzzled by the idea of the harem. Even if you accepted that men and women needed to be kept apart, she asked, why couldn't it be the wom..





Arab Women S Lives Retold

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Nawar Al-Hassan Golley | Publisher : Syracuse University Press

ISBN 10 : 0815631227
ISBN 13 : 9780815631224

Examining late twentieth-century autobiographical writing by Arab women novelists, poets, and artists, this anthology explores the ways in which Arab women have portrayed and creat..


Harem Histories

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Marilyn Booth | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822348696
ISBN 13 : 0822348691

An interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring the harem as it was imagined, represented, and experienced in Middle Eastern and North African societies, and by visitors to tho..


Encyclopedia Of Women S Autobiography K Z

Pub Date : 2005-01-01 | Author : Victoria Boynton | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313327394
ISBN 13 : 9780313327391

Women have been writing autobiographical works for centuries, and these texts are a valuable source of information about their lives and times. They reflect the personal experience..