Women write Iran : nostalgia and human rights from the diaspora (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Women write Iran : nostalgia and human rights from the diaspora

Author: Nima Naghibi
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women Write Iran is the first full-length study on life narratives by Iranian women in the diaspora. Nima Naghibi investigates narratives across genres (including memoirs, documentary films, prison testimonials, and graphic novels) and finds that they are tied together by the experience of the 1979 Iranian revolution as a traumatic event and by a powerful nostalgia for an idealized past. Interested in writing as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Naghibi, Nima.
Women write Iran
(DLC) 2015019413
(OCoLC)911004678
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nima Naghibi
ISBN: 9781452950044 1452950040
OCLC Number: 940964282
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: righting the past --
Claiming Neda --
Human rights, humanitarianism, and empathic witnessing: prison memoirs --
Feeling nostalgic, feeling guilty: remembering Iran in documentary film --
Repetitions of the past: Marjane Satrapi and intergenerational memory --
Revolution, nostalgia, and memory in diasporic Iranian memoirs --
Conclusion: testimonial life narratives: anonymity and visibility.
Responsibility: Nima Naghibi.

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Women Write Iran isthe first full-length study on life narratives by Iranian women in thediaspora. Nima Naghibi investigates auto/biographical narratives acrossgenres-including memoirs, documentary  Read more...

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"Nima Naghibi's familiarity and eloquence on the subject of Iranian women's textual cultures is seen throughout Women Write Iran, opening up a clear discussion of human rights and Read more...

 
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