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The Resource Reading Lolita in Tehran

Reading Lolita in Tehran

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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Title
Reading Lolita in Tehran
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Summary
We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi’s dream and of the nightmare that made it come true. For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Nafisi gathered seven young women at her house every Thursday morning to read and discuss forbidden works of Western literature. They were all former students whom she had taught at university. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; several had spent time in jail. They were shy and uncomfortable at first, unaccustomed to being asked to speak their minds, but soon they began to open up and to speak more freely, not only about the novels they were reading but also about themselves, their dreams and disappointments. Their stories intertwined with those they were reading—Pride and Prejudice, Washington Square, Daisy Miller and Lolita—their Lolita, as they imagined her in..
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Nafisi, Azar
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
  • Women's Studies
Label
Reading Lolita in Tehran
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:aee2f9d5-d863-4d1d-9dd3-7caf5fc22ab1
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781588360793
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:aee2f9d5-d863-4d1d-9dd3-7caf5fc22ab1
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781588360793
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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