Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1241
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Walker , Ashley Manjarrez and Michael A. Sells
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  • Title: The Wiles of Women and Performative Intertextuality: A'isha, the Hadith of the Slander, and the Sura of Yusuf [the authors argue that A'isha (at least the figure and narrator in the hadith, if not the historical figure) shows a rare political sense as well as a fine theological understanding when she praises Allah alone, not her husband the prophet, for her deliverance from the accusations of slanderers].
  • Source: Journal of Arabic Literature 30, ( 1999): Pages 55 - 77.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery A'isha Bint Abi Bakr, Third and Favorite Wife of the Prophet Muhammad Deception in Literature Gender Hadith, Literary Genre Hadith of the Slander Islam Sexuality Sura of Yusuf Theology Women in Religion Zulaykha (Qur'anic Figure)
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 7
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  • Author's Affiliation: Haverford College
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00852376
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