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Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out
Shattering the Stereotypes Muslim Women Speak Out Author:Fawzia Afzal-Khan (Editor) "Shattering the stereotypes" breaks open the poetic, complex, visionary, luscious, surprising, fierce, and uncompromising world of the women of Islam. With admirable determination and an intimate knowledge of the complexities of her subject, Fawzia Afzal-Khan, a gifted scholar and performer, has brought together a pathbreaking collection of high... more »ly engaging, provocative essays, poems, plays, and sort stories.
Afzal-Khan's anthology discredits both the pernicious stereotype of the oppressed 'Muslim Woman' and the naive 'us-them' logic which drives the self-fulfilling prophecy of the 'clash of civilizations' while at the same time offering alternative ways of thinking, feeling, and acting.