Scheherazade Goes West: Different Cultures, Different Harems
Publish date: July 1st 2001
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, Gender Studies
, Womens Studies
While it is possible to read this book prior to reading Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood, I would recommend reading Dreams first.This book looks at the idea of the harem from the Western male view, something which confuses Mernissi because her view of the harem is radically different (a...
Libro molto interessante,anche se per "colpa" sua non vedrò più nello stesso modo l'harem. L'autrice ci spiega (e spiega a sé stessa) le differenze fra l'harem visto dagli orientali e quello visto dagli occidentali. Smonta completamente la nostra visione di luogo dove il califfo/sultano teneva rinch...
I'd read Dreams of Trespass and I loved it. Then I saw this book on the sale table at a local bookstore. I'd seen it online but when it was there in front of me, on a SALE TABLE!!! you guys, I just couldn't resist.I really enjoyed this book. Although some parts of it are a bit redundant, I love F...
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