Sultana's Dream

Sultana's Dream

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Sultana's Dream is a classic work of Bengali science fiction and one of the first examples of feminist science fiction. This short story was written in 1905 by Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain, a Muslim feminist, writer and social reformer who lived in British India, in what is now Bangladesh. The word sultana here means a female sultan, a Muslim ruler.

Sultana's Dream was originally published in English in The Indian Ladies Magazine of Madras (1905), and is considered part… (more)

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SardoWeems (7 books)
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 06:47:05 +0100

A short, well written story of a Muslim woman's dream of a world run by women in which the men are required to stay hidden in harems. The society is nicely sketched out, if a bit far-fetched.

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Language: English

Published in: 1905

Word count: 4,027 words (≈ 16 minutes)


License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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