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Fatima Mernissi

Proiblta Quotes Add A Quote. A happy woman was one who could exercise all kinds of rights, from the right to move to the right to create, compete, and challenge, and at the same time could be loved for doing so. Books by Fatema Mernissi. Or sit by yourself doing nothing for a whole day, and not give excuses tterrazza feel guilty about it either. Preview — Dreams of Trespass by Fatema Mernissi.

Fatimz a woman looks mature and self-assertive, or allows her hips to expand, she is condemned ugly. To write is to believe communication is possible that other people are good, that you can awaken their generosity and their desire to do better.

Fatema Mernissi Quotes (Author of Dreams of Trespass)

A travers le miroir des textes anciens. Who can defend them on the terraceif no one has the vision of a world without slingshots? It is not enough to reject this courtyard–you need to have a vision of the meadows with which you want to replace it.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Different Cultures, Different Harems. Thus, the walls of the European harem separate youthful beauty from ugly maturity. The only difference was that some managed to share those wonderful things, and others did not. An unhappy person felt as if there were barriers crushing her desires and the fatimma she had inside.

Happiness was also about the right to privacy, the right to retreat from the company of others and plunge into contemplative solitude.

It could be anything – singing, dancing, cooking, embroidering, listening, looking, smiling, waiting, accepting, dreaming, rebelling, leaping.

They cannot escape it and set mernizsi free, which is indeed a sad fate. Otherwise why would the imams order us to hide it? Return to Book Page. Fighting, swearing, and ignoring tradition could make a women irresistible. Then, the bottom, the dark hole, becomes just a springboard from which you can leap so high that your head might hit a cloud.

Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. To be beautiful, women have to appear childish and brainless. The worst of prisons is a self-created one. You had to develop a talent, Aunt Habiba said, so that you could give something, share and shine. And you developed a talent by working very hard at becoming good at something. Be the first to learn about new releases! Happiness was to be with loved ones, and yet still feel that you existed as a separate being, that ou were not just there to make them happy.


In fact, the modern Western man enforces Immanuel Kant’s nineteenth-century theories: She said that little children had to be patient, the key dream would emerge and bloom within, and then, from the intense pleasure it gave you, you would know that that it was the genuine little treasure which would give you direction and light. Always we carry an image in our head of a better person, of an ideal person, which blurs our chances of finding happiness.

The Veil and the Male Elite ratings. If society is hard on you, fight back by pampering your skin. Happiness was when there was a balance between what you gave and what you took. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Tales Of A Harem Girlhood.

That’s how a woman cures her fears’. Tales of a Harem Girlhood.