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Dreams of trespass: tales of a harem girlhood

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Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Pub. Co.,
Pub. Date:
©1994, [1995].
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
1230L
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"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.
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ISBN:
9780201489378
9780201626490
Lexile measure:
1230L
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Grouping Title dreams of trespass tales of a harem girlhood
Grouping Author mernissi fatima
Grouping Category book
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display_description A feminist in the Muslim world weaves her own memories with dreams of women who surround her in the courtyard of her childhood. Relates the story of a woman born in a harem in Morocco, growing up with wise, funny, individualistic women, and creating a fantasy world from sheer imagination because the outside world was inaccessible. Overview: "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. In a book as evocative as anything found in A Thousand and One Nights, Mernissi, who was born in a harem in 1940 in Morocco, writes with great wit and color of the politics of seductions, of the harem as a metaphor, and of the world beyond--every woman's inaccessible obsession.
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subject_facet Harems, Islam, Mernissi, Fatima -- Childhood and youth, Morocco -- Social life and customs, Muslim women -- Morocco -- Biography, Vrouwen
title_display Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood
title_full Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood / Fatima Mernissi ; photographs by Ruth V. Ward
title_short Dreams of trespass :
title_sub tales of a harem girlhood
topic_facet Childhood and youth, Harems, Islam, Mernissi, Fatima, Muslim women, Social life and customs, Vrouwen