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The first to combine the study of representation, gender theory, and Muslim women from a historical and geographical perspective, this book examines where women have represented themselves in art, architecture, and the written word in the Muslim world. The authors explore the gendering and implicit power relations present in the positioning of subject and object in the visual field and look specifically at occasions when women publically adopted the stance of the viewer, speaker, writer, or patron.

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ISBN:
9780791444702
Editor:
Ruggles, D. Fairchild
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Editor:
Ruggles, D. Fairchild
Author:
Ruggles, D. Fairchild
Location:
Albany
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Middle Eastern
Subject:
Art patronage
Subject:
Muslim women
Subject:
Muslims
Subject:
Criticism - Middle Eastern
Subject:
Arts, Islamic.
Subject:
Muslim women in art.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Series Volume:
A 364
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
243
Dimensions:
9.01x5.92x.57 in. .75 lbs.

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