Reading Lolita in Tehran

Written By Azar Nafisi
Reading Lolita in Tehran
  • Publsiher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 13 October 2015
  • ISBN : 0141982616
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 136 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Reading Lolita in Tehran written by Azar Nafisi which was release on 13 October 2015, this book published by Penguin UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Every Thursday morning in a living room in Iran, over tea and pastries, eight women meet in secret to discuss forbidden works of Western literature. As they lose themselves in the worlds of Lolita, The Great Gatsby and Pride and Prejudice, gradually they come to share their own stories, dreams and hopes with each other, and, for a few hours, taste freedom. Azar Nafisi's bestselling memoir is a moving, passionate testament to the transformative power of books, the magic of words and the search for beauty in life's darkest moments.

Reading Lolita in Tehran

Reading Lolita in Tehran
  • Author : Azar Nafisi
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : Every Thursday morning in a living room in Iran, over tea and pastries, eight women meet in secret to discuss forbidden works of Western literature. As they lose themselves in the worlds of Lolita, The Great Gatsby and Pride and Prejudice, gradually they come to share their own stories, dreams ...

Iranian Women in the Memoir

Iranian Women in the Memoir
  • Author : Emira Derbel
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-11
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : This book investigates the various reasons behind the elevation of the memoir, previously categorized as a marginalized form of life writing that denudes the private space of women, especially in Western Asian countries such as Iran. Through a comparative investigation of Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran and Marjane ...

Jasmine and Stars

Jasmine and Stars
  • Author : Fatemeh Keshavarz
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : In a direct, frank, and intimate exploration of Iranian literature and society, scholar, teacher, and poet Fatemeh Keshavarz challenges popular perceptions of Iran as a society bereft of vitality and joy. Her fresh perspective on present day Iran provides...

Ready Reference Treatise Reading Lolita In Tehran

Ready Reference Treatise  Reading Lolita In Tehran
  • Author : Raja Sharma
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2016-08-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : When the author, the professor, refuses to wear a veil in the university, she is expelled from the institute. Eventually, she begins to teach students, a few female students, at her home. The novel describes how the Iranian Revolution and Iran-Iraq War created a deep impact on the lives of ...

That Other World

That Other World
  • Author : Azar Nafisi
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-25
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : The foundational text for the acclaimed New York Times and international best seller Reading Lolita in Tehran The ruler of a totalitarian state seeks validation from a former schoolmate, now the nation’s foremost thinker, in order to access a cultural cache alien to his regime. A literary critic provides ...

Trauma Narratives in Muslim Women s Autobiographies

Trauma Narratives in Muslim Women s Autobiographies
  • Author : Siti Saridah Adenan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : As a literary genre, autobiography is not generally regarded as an account of factual truth. This is because autobiographers employ creative and imaginative talents while narrating their life story and experiences. Moreover, their accounts are also tempered by the market demand and by the wishes of the publishers. Therefore, readers ...

The Republic of Imagination

The Republic of Imagination
  • Author : Azar Nafisi
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : From the author of the bestselling memoir Reading Lolita in Tehran comes a powerful and passionate case for the vital role of fiction today. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality ...

Things I ve Been Silent About

Things I ve Been Silent About
  • Author : Azar Nafisi
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : Azar Nafisi, author of the international bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran, now gives us a stunning personal story of growing up in Iran, memories of her life lived in thrall to a powerful and complex mother, against the background of a country's political revolution.A girl's pain over family secrets; ...

Dwelling in American

Dwelling in American
  • Author : John Muthyala
  • Publisher : UPNE
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : An original critique of the idea of American empire in the twenty-first century...

Read Dangerously

Read Dangerously
  • Author : Azar Nafisi
  • Publisher : Dey Street Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : The New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran returns with a guide to the power of literature in turbulent times, arming readers with a resistance reading list, ranging from James Baldwin to Zora Neale Hurston to Margaret Atwood. What is the role of literature in an era ...

Book Review Digest

Book Review Digest
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : Download or read online Book Review Digest written by , published by which was released on 2009. Get Book Review Digest Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

My Sister Guard Your Veil My Brother Guard Your Eyes

My Sister  Guard Your Veil  My Brother  Guard Your Eyes
  • Author : Lila Azam Zanganeh
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : Famous Iranian writers, artists, and intellectuals challenge Western (mis)perceptions about Iran in this watershed collection....

Education in Tehran

Education in Tehran
  • Author : General Books LLC,Source Wikipedia,Books, LLC
  • Publisher : Books LLC, Wiki Series
  • Release Date : 2010-05
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: University of Tehran, Imam Hossein University, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Reading Lolita in Tehran, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology, Power and Water ...

Hitchcock Blonde

Hitchcock Blonde
  • Author : Sharon Dolin
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : A heady cocktail of sex and trauma, refracted through the lens of ten of Alfred Hitchcock's iconic movies. Imagine an episodic memoir that braids together insights about Alfred Hitchcock's movies with the narrative of a woman's life: scenes of growing up in Brooklyn in the sixties and seventies as the ...

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Author : Mark Twain
  • Publisher : Penguin Classics
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 345
  • ISBN : 0141982616
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Summary : Huck, in flight from his murderous father, and Jim, in flight from slavery, pilot their raft down the Mississippi River in search of freedom....