Fatema mernissis novel explores the imagery and sexual ideology of harems in both the west and the east. A feminist interpretation of womens rights in islam, translated by mary jo lakeland new york. Fatema mernissi, center, in 1996 with, from left, mahnaz afkhami, yasmeen murshed and deniz kandiyoti. Although her parents had a monogamous marriage, she grew up living in. Born in fez to a middleclass family, mernissi studied at the mohammed v university in rabat and later went to paris, where she worked briefly as a journalist. A feminist interpretation of womens rights in islam. The western a womens harem fatema mernissi fatema mernissi 1940, a moroccan.
Mejores libros, ebooks o novelas del escritor fatima mernissi con su biografia y bibliografia. Her doctorate is from brandeis university in the united states. Libro nuevo o segunda mano, sinopsis, resumen y opiniones. Convinced that the veil is a symbol of unjust male authority over women, in the veil and the male elite, moroccan feminist fatima mernissi aims to investigate the origins of the practice in the. A harem was any household in which the women were kept secluded. Mernissi endeavors to show that discrimination against women, so common in the muslim world today, is not a fundamental tenet of islam as many contemporary male muslims would like us to believe. Basic, 1991 the question of the role of women in islamic public life has provoked debate both within and without the community since the earliest days of the prophet.
Descargue como rtf, pdf, txt o lea en linea desde scribd. She has puhlished widely in the united states and won the 2003 prince ofasturias award for. Wellknown moroccan feminist fatema mernissi, who died in 2015, tells about her childhood in the 30s and 40s. Podras ver y comprar sus nuevos y ultimos libros, novedades, packs especiales, descargar su libro digital en pdf o epub, obras y sagas del autor. Fatema mernissi was born on 27 september 1940 in fez, morocco. Dreams of trespass is a beautiful, enlightening book. Mernissi illustrates the sharp contrast of the western and eastern harems the western harem being one of ideology rather than physical presence while also analyzing the differing sexual attitudes, depiction, and behaviors of the west and the east. She grew up in the harem of her affluent paternal grandmother along with various female kin and servants. Fatema mernissi moroccan sociologist and writer britannica. She clarifies what a harem is, or more accurately in the case of morocco, was. Her basic premise is that islam is inherently egalitarian and, using extensive documentation from the koran, the hadith, and other islamic historical. Sindi, poco dispuesto a comunicar sus conocimientos.280 1082 597 250 15 605 1129 690 1081 1195 1134 140 896 1337 259 1044 343 1061 112 1085 58 1547 1619 1239 681 150 188 659 203 1441 94 1114 1434 1526 1226 757 207 698 838 1057 824 1227 473 222