The women of Karbala: ritual performance and symbolic discourse in modern Shi'i Islam / Kamran Scot Aghaie.
Contributor(s): Aghaie, Kamran ScotPublisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005.Description: xii, 297 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0292709595 (pbk); 9780292709591 (pbk)
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Includes bibliography (p. -286).
Introduction: gendered aspects of the emergence and historical development of Shi'i symbols and rituals / Kamran Scot Aghaie. Iran: Ta'ziyeh: a twist of history in everyday life / Negar Mottahedeh; The gender dynamics of Moharram symbols and rituals in the latter years of Qajar rule / Kamran Scot Aghaie; "Oh, my heart is sad. It is Moharram, the month of Zaynab": the role of aesthetics and women's mourning ceremonies in Shiraz / Ingvild Flaskerud; The daughters of Karbala: images of women in popular Shi'i culture in Iran / Faegheh Shirazi; Iconography of the women of Karbala: tiles, murals, stamps, and posters / Peter J. Chelkowski. The Arab world, south Asia, and the United States of America: Sakineh, the narrator of Karbala: an ethnographic description of a women's Majles ritual in Pakistan / Shemeem Burney Abbas; Sayyedeh Zaynab: the conqueror of Damascus and beyond / Syed Akbar Hyder; Gender and Moharram rituals in an Isma'ili sect of south Asian Muslims / Rehana Ghadially; Women of Karbala moving to America: Shi'i rituals in Iran, Pakistan, and California / Mary Blaine Hegland; Women's religious rituals in Iraq / Elizabeth Warnock Fernea and Basima Q. Bezirgan; From mourning to activism: Sayyedeh Zaynab, Lebanese Shi'i women, and the transformation of Ashura / Lara Z. Deeb