Author Nafisi's Book
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, a professor of Western literature at the University of Tehran, tells the story of the Iranian Revolution through the books she was teaching her classes -- books that became forbidden Western literature under the Ayatollah. While they were reading Nabokov's Lolita, protests flared in the streets as women were forced under chador. As they studied Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, dissidents were publically executed and a blind censor began judging v...
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Azar Nafisi Message Board 7/26/2005 4:58:47 AM
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