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To ask other readers questions about Scheherazade Goes Westplease sign up. Tales of a Harem GirlhoodI would recommend reading Dreams first. They show power through covering women, but westerners enjoy their women being unveiled.

Tales of a Harem Girlhood:. Time is used against women in New York in the same way as space is used in Tehran by the Iranian ayatollahs: Could it be fatma in their fantasies, Westerners imagine women without wings? All this is cleverly weaved in with discussions about some of the famous Nights tales.

Sep 28, Lani rated it it was amazing Shelves: Here are some of my favorite quotes: A Journal of the History of Science Women in Islam, she writes, are controlled spatially confined within physical borders the harem, the veil established by men. She should be ready uaren move, the tale teaches, that love can engulf and imprison you … She is impressed by the wisdom of her grandmother,who has always encouraged her to leave her country,and try to learn from other cultures,she uses her Sufi heritage to help her be patient and open to learn…… With the knowledge of other cultures we can compare ourselves to others, and came to gain better understanding of ourselves….

It is a non fiction novel or meta-fiction dealing with the western and eastern harems in art, literature and ballets. Apr 07, Traci rated it it was amazing.


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Slightly repetitive at moments but nonetheless quite fascinating. But someone who can figure out so much about Western culture from the outside can probably make equally true observations about her own culture from the inside. Men act like observers and they consider women as useless objects that they can enjoy looking at whenever they like. Women has the right to be educated more than before, and that is considered as a plus to her for that helps the society develop.

This is a great book to refer to when caught up in a heated discussion about the perception of mernisdi in the west vs. But why is female intelligence so different in the east and west? A woman who dares to be intelligent is immediately punished: I found the chapter on Intelligence Versus Beauty the most compelling-but I feel soon after this chapter the book loses speed.

Le cinquantuno parole dell’amore. Women watch themselves being looked at. In other words women of mernisei Muslim harems are not subservient sex slaves, rather the woman take an active part in the sexual male vs female dichotomy were intelligence is both expected and necessary. Our society is marked by the supremacy of the father in the clan or family, the legal dependence of wives and children, and the reckoning of descent and inheritance in the male line is unbelievable.

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She leaves it to the reader to decide which is more cruel in the long run. It’s been several years since I read it now, so I hesitate to go into more shady details Inshe studied political science at the Sorbonne and at Brandeis University, where she earned her doctorate.


Ruby Lal – – Feminist Studies 30 3: No keywords specified fix it. This article has no associated abstract. They have often encountered difficulties in training, travelling and trading their work, and gaining recognition. L’amore nell’Islam dal Medioevo al digitale by Fatima Mernissi.

This book almost takes us to private rooms through time and space and in which the dynamics between men and women are more easily understood. So, if these were places of reclusion devoid of sensuality and sexuality, by definition closed and interdicted to men, where anger and frustration existed in equal measures, why then did those established Western artists take pleasure in representing them as they did, so contrary to reality?

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Jocelyne Dakhlia – – Clio: This of course contrasts the western harem were intelligence is seen as a hindrance to beauty.

And get him repent killing all those brides E, sees her as woman of a particular political role who was rescuing her own life for stopping all this killing Charles Ogle – – Classical World: Nov 11, Noor Al.

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Tales of a Harem Girlhood. Mar 17, Arda rated it liked it. It showed me how culture’s are so different, but in each aspect of the world, there always is some way that men dominate over women. Books by Fatema Mernissi. I gave my copy to my professor, but I’m actually tempted to go out and buy one again.

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