Towards a Feminist Reading of Orientalism
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Introduction; 1. Mapping the field of colonial discourse; 2. Veiled fantasies: cultural and sexual difference in the discourse of orientalism; 3. Supplementing the Orientalist lack: European ladies in the harem; 4. Sartorial fabric-action: enlightenment and Western feminism; 5. The battle of the veil: women between Orientalism and nationalism.
This 1998 book is a feminist and post-colonial examination of Western fascination with the veiled women of the Orient.