Dreams of Trespass
Tales of A Harem GirlhoodBook - 1995
""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."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c1995
Branch Call Number: 964.0082 M549M 1995
Characteristics: 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Tales of a harem girlhood