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The shipwrecked : contemporary stories by women from Iran

Author: Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone; Faridoun Farrokh; Sara Khalili
Publisher: New York City : The Feminist Press at the City University of New York City, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This stunning collection of short stories captures the lives of women in Iran in the aftermath of the revolution. Evoking the enormous isolation of daily existence, and the persistence of a people living under a repressive regime, these literary gems reward us with an inside view of a turbulent and closed society. Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone is a historian at the American University School of International Service and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Fiction
Translations
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone; Faridoun Farrokh; Sara Khalili
ISBN: 9781558618688 1558618686 1558618694 9781558618695
OCLC Number: 875240244
Language Note: Translated from Persian.
Description: xvi, 207 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone --
The Shipwrecked / Monirou Ravanipour --
Tehran / Monirou Ravanipour --
The Maid / Goli Taraghi --
Mermaid Cafe / Mitra Eliyati --
Wandering and Free / Fariba Vafi --
Prison Serenade / Behnaz Alipour Gaskari --
Mourning for Hossein / Mitra Davar --
A Bloody Day of Protest / Massih Alinejad --
The Bathhouse / Shahla Zarlaki --
The Wandering Cumulus Cloud / Zohreh Hakimi --
Grammar / Sophia Mahmoudi --
Dogs and Humans / Fereshteh Molavi --
The Queue / Shiva Arastui.
Responsibility: edited by Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone ; Translated from Farsi by Faridoun Farrokh and Sara Khalili.

Abstract:

This stunning collection of short stories captures the lives of women in Iran in the aftermath of the revolution. Evoking the enormous isolation of daily existence, and the persistence of a people living under a repressive regime, these literary gems reward us with an inside view of a turbulent and closed society. Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone is a historian at the American University School of International Service and the editor of On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era. --Provided by publisher.

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