Behind Closed Doors: Women's Oral Narratives in Tunis. Monia Hejaiej.

Behind Closed Doors: Women's Oral Narratives in Tunis

New Brunswick, N.J. Rutgers University Press, 1996. xi, 369 p.; 22 cm. Paperback with color illustrated front cover. The author presents 47 tales "told by three Beldi women, members of a historic and highly civilized community, the city's traditional elite. Tale-telling is important to all Beldi women, and this book examines its role in their shared world and its significance in the lives of the three tellers." The introduction provides "an overview of the history and culture of Tunis and insights into the reading of the tales" [from the back cover]. ISBN: 0-8135-2377-X. In Near Fine Condition: slightly rubbed; pages are clean and tight. Near Fine. Item #001576
ISBN: 081352377X

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