Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

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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.
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subject_facetAmerican literature -- Study and teaching -- Iran
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Books and reading -- Iran
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English teachers -- Iran -- Biography
Group reading -- Iran
Nafisi, Azar
Women -- Books and reading -- Iran
title_displayReading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
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Reading Lolita in Tehran A Memoir in Books
Reading Lolita in Tehran [sound recording] : [a memoir in books] / by Azar Nafisi
title_shortReading Lolita in Tehran
title_subA Memoir in Books
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Biography & Autobiography
Books and reading
English literature
English teachers
Group reading
Nafisi, Azar
Nonfiction
Sociology
Study and teaching
Women
Women's Studies