Muslim Feminism in Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain’s “Sultana’s Dream”

Sultana’s Dream by Chitra Ganesh, 2018

has been established time and again that Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain, writer and social reformer from Bengal, constructed a feminist utopia in her 1905 book “Sultana’s Dream,” wherein the traditional gender binary is upturned in a display of creative speculation about a social system diametrically opposed to that of British India. But it is equally noteworthy that in the process…