Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood

By: "Mernissi, Fatima"

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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.

Title: Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood

Author Name: "Mernissi, Fatima"

Categories: biography,

Publisher: Perseus Books:

ISBN Number: 0201489376

ISBN Number 13: 9780201489378

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD

lb: 2.10

Seller ID: 9780201489378