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Author Booth, Marilyn, author.

Title Classes of ladies of cloistered spaces : writing feminist history through biography in fin de siècle Egypt / Marilyn Booth.

Published Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.420962 BOOT    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  305.420962 BOOT    AVAILABLE
Physical description v, 466 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I Pearls Scattered: An Introduction 1 -- II A Women's World History, in the World of Arabic Letters: A Reader's View 31 -- III Founding Mothers, Speaking Sisters: Lineaments of Community in History 95 -- IV Writerly Pursuits: A Compiler's Archive 124 -- V A Beckoning Compass, Circulating Lives: The Bustani Encyclopedia and Other Nineteenth-century Sources 153 -- VI Interlocutors? Men Authoring Women's History in the 1890s 205 -- VII Framing a History of the Present: or, Did the Pearls Scatter to the World's Fair? 247 -- VIII Violent Romances: The Bodily Drama of Patriarchal Trauma 294.
Subject Fawwāz, Zaynab, 1859 or 1860-1914. Durr al-manthūr fī ṭabaqāt rabbāt al-khudūr.
Fawwāz, Zaynab, 1859 or 1860-1914.
Feminism -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Muslim women.
Feminism -- History.
ISBN 9780748694860 (hbk.) £80.00
9780748694877 (PDF ebook) () £80.00
9781474403412 (epub)