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Author Keshavarz, Fatemeh, 1952-

Title Jasmine and stars : reading more than Lolita in Tehran / Fatemeh Keshavarz.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  891.55 KESHAVARZ    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  891.55 K42J    Check Shelf
Description x, 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Islamic civilization & Muslim networks
Islamic civilization & Muslim networks.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction: What does the elephant look like? -- The jasmine, the stars, and the grasshoppers -- The eternal Forough: the voice of our earthly rebellion -- My uncle the painter -- Women without men: fireworks of the imagination -- The good, the missing, and the faceless: what is wrong with reading Lolita in Tehran -- Tea with my father and the saints -- Index.
Subject Persian literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Persian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Persian literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Nafisi, Azar. Reading Lolita in Tehran.
Farrukhzād, Furūgh -- Criticism and interpretation.
Pārsīʹpūr, Shahrnūsh -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0807831093 cloth alkaline paper
9780807831090 cloth alkaline paper
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