Sultana's Dream: And Selections from The Secluded Ones by Rokeya Sakhawat HossainSultana's Dream: And Selections from The Secluded Ones by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Sultana's Dream: And Selections from The Secluded Ones

byRokeya Sakhawat HossainEditorRoushan JahanAfterword byHanna Papanek

Paperback | January 1, 1993

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Sultana's Dream, first published in 1905 in a Madras English newspaper, is a witty feminist utopia-a tale of reverse purdah that posits a world in which men are confined indoors and women have taken over the public sphere, ending a war nonviolently and restoring health and beauty to the world."The Secluded Ones" is a selection of short sketches, first published in Bengali newspapers, illuminating the cruel and comic realities of life in purdah. Suggested for course use in: HistoryIndian LiteratureSouth Asian StudiesUtopian FictionWomen's Studies Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880 - 1932) was a Bengali Muslim writer and feminist activist who founded the first Muslim girls' school in Calcutta in 1911.
Title:Sultana's Dream: And Selections from The Secluded OnesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 inPublished:January 1, 1993Publisher:Feminist Press At Cuny

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ISBN - 10:0935312838

ISBN - 13:9780935312836

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