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Colonial Fantasies : Towards a Feminist Reading of Orientalism
by Meyda Yegenoglu and Jeffrey C. Alexander and Steven Seidman




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Author Meyda Yegenoglu investigates the intersection between post-colonial and feminist criticism, via the Western fascination with veiled women of the Orient. Her original and compelling argument calls into question dualistic conceptions of identity and difference, West and East masculinist assumptions of Orientalism, and Western feminist discourses that seek to "liberate" the veiled woman.

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Overview

Author Meyda Yegenoglu investigates the intersection between post-colonial and feminist criticism, via the Western fascination with veiled women of the Orient. Her original and compelling argument calls into question dualistic conceptions of identity and difference, West and East masculinist assumptions of Orientalism, and Western feminist discourses that seek to "liberate" the veiled woman.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780521626583
  • ISBN-10: 0521626587
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: April 1998
  • Page Count: 196
  • Dimensions: 8.96 x 6.11 x 0.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds

Series: Cambridge Cultural Social Studies

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