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Author Zayzafoon, Lamia Ben Youssef, 1966-

Title The production of the Muslim woman : negotiating text, history, and ideology / Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2005]


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 MELB  305.48697 Zay/Pot  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series After the empire
After the empire.
Contents 1. A semiotic reading of Islamic feminism : hybridity, authority, and the strategic reinvention of the "Muslim woman" in Fatima Mernissi -- 2. Isabelle Eberhardt, ou "La Roumia Convertie" : a case study in female Orientalism -- 3. The "Muslim woman" and the iconography of the veil in French feminism and psychoanalysis -- 4. Body, home, and nation : the production of the Tunisian "Muslim woman" in the reformist thought of Tahar al Haddad and Habib Bourguiba -- 5. The house of the prophet as a technology of power : reinventing domesticity and the sacred in the texts of Al Ma'arri, Al Naluti, Djebar, and Rushdie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Muslim women.
Women in Islam.
Women's studies.
LC no. 2004019998
ISBN 0739109626 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739110780 (paperback)