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The Resource Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books, Azar Nafisi

Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books, Azar Nafisi

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Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
Title
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Title remainder
a memoir in books
Statement of responsibility
Azar Nafisi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prof. Nafisi resigned from her job as professor of English Literature at a university in Tehran in 1995 due to repressive government policies. For the next 2 years, until she left Iran, she gathered 7 young women, former students, at her house every Thursday morning to read and discuss works of Western literature forbidden by the new regime. They used this forum to learn to speak freely, not only about literature, but also about the social, political, and cultural realities of living under strict Islamic rule
Cataloging source
NOG
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books, Azar Nafisi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes readers guide p. [351]-353
Control code
ocm54030894
Edition
Paperback ; Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
356 p. ; 21 cm.
Isbn
9780812971064
System control number
(Sirsi) o54030894
Label
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books, Azar Nafisi
Publication
Note
Includes readers guide p. [351]-353
Control code
ocm54030894
Edition
Paperback ; Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
356 p. ; 21 cm.
Isbn
9780812971064
System control number
(Sirsi) o54030894

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