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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books [Kindle Edition]

Azar Nafisi
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An inspired blend of memoir and literary criticism, Reading Lolita in Tehran is a moving testament to the power of art and its ability to change and improve people's lives. In 1995, after resigning from her job as a professor at a university in Tehran due to repressive policies, Azar Nafisi invited seven of her best female students to attend a weekly study of great Western literature in her home. Since the books they read were officially banned by the government, the women were forced to meet in secret, often sharing photocopied pages of the illegal novels. For two years they met to talk, share, and "shed their mandatory veils and robes and burst into color." Though most of the women were shy and intimidated at first, they soon became emboldened by the forum and used the meetings as a springboard for debating the social, cultural, and political realities of living under strict Islamic rule. They discussed their harassment at the hands of "morality guards," the daily indignities of living under the Ayatollah Khomeini's regime, the effects of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, love, marriage, and life in general, giving readers a rare inside look at revolutionary Iran. The books were always the primary focus, however, and they became "essential to our lives: they were not a luxury but a necessity," she writes.

Threaded into the memoir are trenchant discussions of the work of Vladimir Nabokov, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jane Austen, and other authors who provided the women with examples of those who successfully asserted their autonomy despite great odds. The great works encouraged them to strike out against authoritarianism and repression in their own ways, both large and small: "There, in that living room, we rediscovered that we were also living, breathing human beings; and no matter how repressive the state became, no matter how intimidated and frightened we were, like Lolita we tried to escape and to create our own little pockets of freedom," she writes. In short, the art helped them to survive. --Shawn Carkonen

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An inspired blend of memoir and literary criticism, Reading Lolita in Tehran is a moving testament to the power of art and its ability to change and improve people's lives. In 1995, after resigning from her job as a professor at a university in Tehran due to repressive policies, Azar Nafisi invited seven of her best female students to attend a weekly study of great Western literature in her home. Since the books they read were officially banned by the government, the women were forced to meet in secret, often sharing photocopied pages of the illegal novels. For two years they met to talk, share, and "shed their mandatory veils and robes and burst into color." Though most of the women were shy and intimidated at first, they soon became emboldened by the forum and used the meetings as a springboard for debating the social, cultural, and political realities of living under strict Islamic rule. They discussed their harassment at the hands of "morality guards," the daily indignities of living under the Ayatollah Khomeini's regime, the effects of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, love, marriage, and life in general, giving readers a rare inside look at revolutionary Iran. The books were always the primary focus, however, and they became "essential to our lives: they were not a luxury but a necessity," she writes.

Threaded into the memoir are trenchant discussions of the work of Vladimir Nabokov, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jane Austen, and other authors who provided the women with examples of those who successfully asserted their autonomy despite great odds. The great works encouraged them to strike out against authoritarianism and repression in their own ways, both large and small: "There, in that living room, we rediscovered that we were also living, breathing human beings; and no matter how repressive the state became, no matter how intimidated and frightened we were, like Lolita we tried to escape and to create our own little pockets of freedom," she writes. In short, the art helped them to survive. --Shawn Carkonen


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Dateigröße: 584 KB
  • Seitenzahl der Print-Ausgabe: 384 Seiten
  • ISBN-Quelle für Seitenzahl: 081297106X
  • Verlag: Random House; Auflage: Reprint (30. Dezember 2003)
  • Verkauf durch: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • ASIN: B000FC0XY6
  • Text-to-Speech (Vorlesemodus): Nicht aktiviert
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  • Word Wise: Aktiviert
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  • Amazon Bestseller-Rang: #145.811 Bezahlt in Kindle-Shop (Siehe Top 100 Bezahlt in Kindle-Shop)

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5.0 von 5 Sternen A riveting story 12. Dezember 2011
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I appreciate books that have unusual but interesting settings. Reading Lolita in Tehran proved to be one of such books. I wasn't disappointed when I read it to the last page. Dwelling in an atmosphere of tyranny which breeds fear, the book talks of dissent in a new political system that is against openness in arts, culture, history and dissent. In the Iran of her times, even western literature was considered anti-revolutionary by the authorities, yet people stayed determined to pay any price to be connected to the rest of the world. War and peace still left the society yearning for freedom, a craving to be free that led to the author's decision to eventually leave Iran with her family to the United States of America. Like the saga Disciples of Fortune, finding sanctuary is the goal of any parent for his/her offspring.
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3.0 von 5 Sternen Achtung!!! 11. März 2006
Von dr_rgne VINE-PRODUKTTESTER
Format:Taschenbuch
Ich hatte erwartet, in diesem Roman ginge es um einen Kreis von Frauen die sich in Teheran zusammenfinden, um über Literatur zu diskutieren. Dies ist zwar der Aufhänger, faktisch ist das Buch aber eine Abhandlung über verschiedenste Werke der amerikanischen Klassik. Den Literaturkreis gibt es zwar, die anderen Frauen kommen aber praktisch nie zu Wort, es dominieren immer die Ansichten der Autorin. Ebenso sind die Einblicke in das Leben im Iran extrem spärlich. Es wird zwar viel darüber gejammert, aber nachvollziehbar wird das kaum, weil einem die Charaktere und das Leben fremd bleiben. Was auch kein Wunder ist, scheint es doch der Autorin primär um amerikanische Literatur zu gehen.
Spätere Kapitel versetzten den Leser in die Zeit unmittelbar nach der islamischen Revolution. Es wird zwar weiterhin amerikanische Literatur diskutiert, aber immerhin wird diese besser mit der realen Situation im Iran verbunden. Diese Teile fand ich dann auch sehr interessant und informativ, weil man eben auch etwas von der damaligen Situation im Iran mitbekommt. Die ersten 70 Seiten würden aber eher in das Nachwort eines der diskutierten Bücher passen, als in einen eigenen Roman.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Awesome 27. Februar 2005
Von Monica
Format:Gebundene Ausgabe
It has been quite a while that I have read a story which so captivated me. It is quite a revealing book that will make many readers cringe. I like the character development, the fast pace at which the story flows, the setting and the sophisticated but clear plot.
I like the way the author did the narration. The voice is strong and clear. Poetic and fast flowing, one gets the story easily and has no difficulty relating to the story. I recommend this book to all.
Also recommended: DISCIPLES OF FORTUNE, KITE RUNNER, THE USURPER AND OTHER STORIES
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5.0 von 5 Sternen the best book i have read in ages 29. Juli 2008
Von elisa
Format:Taschenbuch
This book is awesome. The way she narrates her life is unique. i was really impressed and captured by seeing such an educated woman suffering. it is easy to read but it still gots all a good book should aim at...it lets one think about ones own challenges and place in life. furthermore it gives a different view of women living in the middle east. they are not all weak as most people might think, they are not only woman wearing a veil, they are strong individuals with strong characters!
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