Dreams Of Trespass : Tales Of A Harem Girlhood

Description

"I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco..." So begins Fatima Mernissi in this exotic and rich narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass , Mernissi weaves her own memories with the dreams and memories of the women who surrounded her in the courtyard of her youth,women who, deprived of access to the world outside, recreated it from sheer imagination. Dreams of Trespass is the provocative story of a girl confronting the mysteries of time and place, gender and sex in the recent Muslim world.

Details

Author(s)
Fatima Mernissi
Format
Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions
140 x 231 x 17mm | 290g
Publication date
04 Sep 1995
Publisher
INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Imprint
PERSEUS BOOKS
Publication City/Country
Boulder, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0201489376
ISBN13
9780201489378
Bestsellers rank
115,363

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