| December 15th, 2006

Sultana's Dream: And Selections from the Secluded Ones

 Quote: Stree Jatir Obonoti by Rokeya S. Hossain

We recommend the following book for our readers:

“Sultana’s Dream: And Selections from the Secluded Ones” by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

“Sultana’s Dream” was 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 non-violently 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.

  • Paperback: 92 pages
  • Publisher: The Feminist Press (1 Jan 1988)
  • Language English
  • ISBN: 0935312838
  • source: amazon.co.uk


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