Excerpts from the writings of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

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Abstract

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932) was a feminist author and educator who remains an inspiration to all Bengali Muslim feminists. Below is an excerpt from her utopian novel Sultana’s Dream (1905), which depicts a society in which women rule. Sultana, an Indian Muslim woman, visits the utopian land called Naristan and converses with a woman called Sara who cannot understand the patriarchy she comes from.

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