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Reading Lolita In Tehran: A Memoir in Books

Author: Azar Nafisi.

Reading Lolita In Tehran: A Memoir in Books

Author: Azar Nafisi.

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Item #: D31857
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2003
Publisher: Random
ISBN: 9780812971064
For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Azar Nafisi hosted weekly gatherings of female former students whom she had taught at university. As they read and discussed forbidden works of Western literature—Pride and Prejudice, Washington Square, Daisy Miller, and Lolita—they saw how their own stories intertwined with those they were reading. Naf... More
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For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Azar Nafisi hosted weekly gatherings of female former students whom she had taught at university. As they read and discussed forbidden works of Western literature—Pride and Prejudice, Washington Square, Daisy Miller, and Lolita—they saw how their own stories intertwined with those they were reading. Nafisi also relates her own story in this memoir, a 2004 Book Sense Book of the Year Finalist.


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