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The Resource Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood, Fatima Mernissi ; photographs by Ruth V. Ward

Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood, Fatima Mernissi ; photographs by Ruth V. Ward

Label
Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood
Title
Dreams of trespass
Title remainder
tales of a harem girlhood
Statement of responsibility
Fatima Mernissi ; photographs by Ruth V. Ward
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A feminist in the Muslim world weaves her own memories with dreams of women who surround her in the courtyard of her childhood
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mernissi, Fatima
Dewey number
964/.0082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT2678.M47
LC item number
A3 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mernissi, Fatima
  • Muslim women
  • Morocco
Label
Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood, Fatima Mernissi ; photographs by Ruth V. Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
My harem frontiers -- Scheherazade, the king, and the words -- The French Harem -- Yasmina's first co-wife -- Chama and the Caliph -- Tamou's horse -- The harem within -- Aquatic dishwashing -- Moonlit nights of laughter -- The men's salon -- World War II: view from the courtyard -- Asmahan, the singing princess -- The Harem goes to the movies -- Egyptian feminists visit the terrace -- Princess Budur's fate -- The forbidden terrace -- Mina, the rootless -- American cigarettes -- Mustaches and breasts -- The silent dream of wings and flights --
Control code
ocm29522491
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
242 p.
Isbn
9780201626490
Lccn
93039523
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood, Fatima Mernissi ; photographs by Ruth V. Ward
Publication
Contents
My harem frontiers -- Scheherazade, the king, and the words -- The French Harem -- Yasmina's first co-wife -- Chama and the Caliph -- Tamou's horse -- The harem within -- Aquatic dishwashing -- Moonlit nights of laughter -- The men's salon -- World War II: view from the courtyard -- Asmahan, the singing princess -- The Harem goes to the movies -- Egyptian feminists visit the terrace -- Princess Budur's fate -- The forbidden terrace -- Mina, the rootless -- American cigarettes -- Mustaches and breasts -- The silent dream of wings and flights --
Control code
ocm29522491
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
242 p.
Isbn
9780201626490
Lccn
93039523
Other physical details
ill.

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