Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 409
Author(s): Merguerian, Gayane Karen and Afsaneh Najmabadi
Title : Zulaykha and Yusuf: Whose "Best Story"? [drawing on the Qur'an, early commentaries, and medieval popular stories, the authors analyze the character and motives of Zulaykha (Potiphan's Wife); the theme of women's guile and deceit becomes more pronounced in each succeeding version of the story].
Source: International Journal of Middle East Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 29, 4 (November 1997): 485-508. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.