Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub


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  • Scheherazade Goes West
  • Fatema Mernissi
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  • 12 May 2020
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READ & DOWNLOAD Scheherazade Goes West Fatema Mernissi ✓ 1 FREE READ FREE READ à LEARNTOPARK.CO.ZA ✓ Fatema Mernissi Ndent Moroccan woman faced with the peculiarities and unexpected encroachments of Western culture Her often surprising discoveries about the conditions of and attitudes toward women around the world and the exuis. Mernissi wrote this book after her book tour through Europe and America for another of her books Dreams of Trespass Tales of a Harem Girlhood She s a sociologist and a great storyteller taking after Scheherazade herself This book is a study of the West s perception of the Middle East and how that perception brings into sharper focus Western values For example she spends a lot of time exploring the Western man s obsession and fantasy of the harem She debunks the myth of the harem by comparing its Eastern purpose a defined space that houses women and children and separates them from men with the Western man s projections of the harem being a pleasure house where scantily clad women are always available to satisfy their every need She also discusses the importance of travel to understand people of other cultures and in doing so come to a better understanding of yourself something she did while on her book tour All this is cleverly weaved in with discussions about some of the famous 1001 Nights tales Guide Roumain lot of time exploring the Western man s obsession and fantasy of the harem She debunks the myth of the harem by comparing its Eastern purpose a defined space that houses women and children and separates them from men with the Western man s projections of the harem being a pleasure house where scantily clad women are always available to satisfy their every need She also discusses the importance of travel to understand people of other cultures and in doing so come to a better understanding of yourself something she did while on her book tour All this is cleverly weaved in with discussions about some of the famous 1001 Nights tales

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READ & DOWNLOAD Scheherazade Goes West Fatema Mernissi ✓ 1 FREE READ FREE READ à LEARNTOPARK.CO.ZA ✓ Fatema Mernissi Itely embroidered amalgam of clear eyed autobiography and dazzling meta fiction by which she relates those assorted discoveries add up to a deliciously wry engagingly cosmopolitan and deeply penetrating narrative. Fatema Mernissi s novel explores the imagery and sexual ideology of harems in both the west and the east 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 Mernissi explains that Muslim harems do not hinge upon excessive sexualization and submission as those harems imagined by the west but rather for the real or imagined Muslim harems cerebral confrontation with women is necessary to achieve orgasm 26 In other words women of the Muslim harems are not subservient sex slaves rather the woman take an active part in the sexual male vs female dichotomy were intelligence is both expected and necessary This of course contrasts the western harem were intelligence is seen as a hindrance to beautyWhere as Mernissi explains Scheherazade commands words not armies to transform her situation the women of the western harem command nothing 51 Western harems lack the cerebral confrontation so present and essential in the Muslim harems leaving behind mindless woman with no cognition or will For the west an intelligent women is not so much damaged goods as mutated to clarify a woman is not damaged by her intelligence unlike for example when losing her virginity but mutated into a creature of thought and there for not a being of beauty In short a woman who dares to be intelligent is punished on the spot She is ugly 91 and as the sole value of a woman lies in her beauty to be an ugly woman is to become useless repulsive untouchable But why is female intelligence so different in the east and westLike ideas of modesty and beauty harems reflect attitudes of female sexuality and dichotomy in the Orient men use space to dominate women but in the Occident men dominate women by unveiling what beauty ought to be And if you don t look like the picture they unveil you are doomed 112 For the Orient it is not the women s sexuality and sensuality that are the sole factors though sexual appeal certainly cannot be denied an large role of feminine beauty rather the ability to use one intelligence to face and solve problems and even challenge their male counterparts adds to a woman s beauty The West on the other hand seems echoes the Khant s philosophy that for a woman to be beautiful she must also be mindless and passive an object rather than a human being By controlling what beauty is defined as men can control what woman can and cannot be If beauty is to be unintelligent and subservient then woman are denied or discouraged from certain subjects and activities eg only boys are good at math Mernissi s novel raises important uestions about the depiction sexuality in harems and the gender dichotomy thus leaving readers to hopefully consider how the effects both the male female dichotomy and sexualization of women shape their lives understanding and society Les plus beaux voyages en train: L'art du voyage - 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READ & DOWNLOAD Scheherazade Goes West Fatema Mernissi ✓ 1 FREE READ FREE READ à LEARNTOPARK.CO.ZA ✓ Fatema Mernissi Fatema Mernissi the world renowned Islamic feminist has shed unprecedented light on the lives of women in the Middle East Now in Scheherazade Goes West Mernissi reveals her uniue experiences as a liberated indepe. Fatema begins her book by narrating the story of The Lady with the Feather Dress mentioned in the The Arabian Nightsshe tells it from her grandmother s perspective who changed the end that instead of living happily ever after that lady left her husband and went back to her island home as she was deprived from her wingsthe main message is that a woman should lead her life She should be ready to move the tale teaches that love can engulf and imprison you She is impressed by the wisdom of her grandmotherwho has always encouraged her to leave her countryand try to learn from other culturesshe uses her Sufi heritage to help her be patient and open to learnWith the knowledge of other cultures we can compare ourselves to others and came to gain better understanding of ourselvesshe was referring also to the storytelling which was away to escape censorship on written worksAnd that oral heritage has been a record for a lot of traditions that has a very powerful effectShe thinks that men are irresistibly attracted to independent women and fall deeply in love with them but are always terrified of being abandonedAnd that is why men used to imprison womenAs they recognize their uncontrollable forceShe then move to another point which is Western representations of Scheherazade in ballet Hollywood movies and paintingsWhich was completely different from the eastern point of viewAs she was seen as intelligent an smart woman who has succeeded in saving many women from deathHer ability to penetrate Shahriyar s brain by using the power of her storiesShe was using her wisdom to get control over himAnd get him repent killing all those bridesShe sees her as woman of a particular political role who was rescuing her own life for stopping all this killingShe didn t see her as an oppressed sexual objectAs if she was so she would have been killed at her first night like the othersShe was having the role of a psychiatrist who was trying to heal his patient s woundsShe was trying to say by her stories that you are not the only man who has been betrayedin Fatema s journey of searchingJack her friend was guiding her and advised her to read Kant s booksshe was shocked to know that he sees that the knowledge decrease women charm and attractivenesshe thinks that a learned woman might as well even have a beard also the same idea was mentioned in some of Moli re playsshe accompanied Jack on a walking tour of his favorite odalisues from Ingres to Matisse she wanted to know why Ingres was portraying them so nude and powerless although they actually dressed like men and was very powerful and have a great authority and control over menand that that place was a scene of many conspiraciesand a dangerous site for struggleshe said that one of the European Travelers was amazed when he sneaks a peek over on of the Turkish harem and saw that they were dressed like menhere she focuses on how art can signify a cultureand result in a Social stigmaShe also differentiate between different Islamic culturessaying that Turkish women were having control over their men and gave examples of famous powerful women in different cultureslike Empress of the Mughal Empire Nur Jahan who was the best tiger haunterShe ended her book with a story she told about herselfin a trip to a designer s shop in New Yorkshe didn t find her size in the storeshe thinks that western women are pressured to be at size 6 which limits value and visibility of women to an image of a certain kind of 14 year old girlshe sees this as a new oppression and enslavement and the western haremthis situation makes her lose her self confidencebut she comforted her self by remembering how she was praised in her country for having those heavy hipsI wanna tell u Ms Rantisi that this is not existing any eastern men are now obsessed with skinny blonde girlsu are talking about something from the past Dirty Greek: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!" light on the Je recommande lives of women in the Middle East Now in Scheherazade Goes West Mernissi reveals her uniue experiences as a Le petit guide de survie au Royaume Uni liberated indepe. 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    Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub Fatema Mernissi ✓ 1 FREE READ FREE READ à LEARNTOPARK.CO.ZA ✓ Fatema Mernissi Fatema begins her book by narrating the story of The Lady with the Feather Dress mentioned in the The Arabian N

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    Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub Scheherazade the heroine of the Arabian Nights is the basis of Mernissi's treatise about the differences in misogyny between Europeans and Arabs It is an interesting concept and having read Mernissi's memoir about her own childhood days in a harem it gave me a lot of extra context as well So what are the differe

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    Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub While it is possible to read this book prior to reading Dreams of Trespass Tales of a Harem Girlhood I would recommend reading Dreams firstThis 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 and accurate Her conclusions in particular in regards to what a Western is are interesting

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    Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub Mernissi wrote this book after her book tour through Europe and America for another of her books Dreams of Trespass Tales of a Harem Girlhood She's a sociologist and a great storyteller taking after Scheherazade herself This book is a

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    Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub Fatema Mernissi’s novel explores the imagery and sexual ideology of harems in both the west and the east 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 depictio

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    Scheherazade Goes West – Pdf Epub FREE READ à LEARNTOPARK.CO.ZA ✓ Fatema Mernissi This is a great book to refer to when caught up in a heated discussion about the perception of women in the west vs the east This book almost takes us to private rooms through time and space and in which the dynamics between men and women are easily understood Scheherazade is ultimately the storyteller with samar; the ability to speak softly in the darkness and open up incredibly rich veins of feeling she is a super com

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