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Conceiving Identities: Maternity in Medieval Muslim Discourse and Practice

Kathryn M. Kueny
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Book
Published
Albany [N.Y.] : State University of New York Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781438447858, 143844785X
Contents
  • Generating normative discourse
  • On wombs, women, and the hand of God: the bearing of life in the Qurʼan
  • Mapping the maternal body: the mechanics of reproduction
  • Paradigms of the good mother
  • Postpartum: making the good mother through public rituals and embodied practices
  • Mothers as monsters
  • The cure of perfection
  • Conclusion: the making of medieval Muslim mothers.
Description
viii, 395 p. 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-371) and index.
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