Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8888
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Khan , Ruqayya Yasmine.
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  • Title: On the Significance of Secrecy in the Medieval Arabic Romances [the author argues that secrecy has both positive and negative connotations in medieval Arabic romances; secrecy between husband and wife can promote love and intimacy, while secrecy between lovers may involve adultery or shame when intimacies are revealed].
  • Source: Journal of Arabic Literature 31, 3 ( 2000): Pages 238 - 253.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery in Literature Arabic Literature Love in Literature Secrecy in Literature Sexuality in Literature Udhri Romances, Literary Genre Wives in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 10
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00852376
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