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Last scene underground : an ethnographic novel of Iran

Author: Roxanne Varzi
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leili could not have imagined that arriving late to Islamic morals class would change the course of her life. But her arrival catches the eye of a young man, and a chance meeting soon draws Leili into a new circle of friends and artists. Gathering in the cafes of Tehran, these young college students come together to create an underground play that will wake up their generation. They play with fire, literally and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxanne Varzi
ISBN: 9780804796224 080479622X 9780804796880 0804796882
OCLC Number: 908628594
Description: xvii, 266 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Roxanne Varzi.

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[Multiple options]Nothing visible is worth watching. It's in the hidden parts of the city where everything can be seen.Just playing, or acting out? The answer falls on where you stand: above board or  Read more...

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"Amazing and wonderful! Roxanne Varzi brings together her own Iranian heritage, excellent ethnographic research, and deep insights-all in a gripping read. In opening a new genre, the ethnographic Read more...

 
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