LET US WATER THE FLOWERS THE MEMOIR OF A POLITICAL PRISONER IN IRAN

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Let Us Water The Flowers

Author : Jafar Yaghoobi-Saray
ISBN : 1616144491
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Experience the terrible ordeal of being a political prisoner in Iran between 1984 and 1989. This is a personal memoir of the events of that terrible time combined with testimonials of other prisoners who shared their experiences with the author.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Literature Of The Iranian Diaspora

Author : Sanaz Fotouhi
ISBN : 9780857737663
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The 1979 Revolution in Iran caused the migration of millions of Iranians, many of whom wrote of, and are still writing of, their experiences. Sanaz Fotouhi here traces the origins of the emerging body of diasporic Iranian literature in English, and uses these origins to examine the socio-political position and historical context from which they emerged. While situating this body of work through existing theories such as postcolonialism, Fatouhi sheds new light on the role of Iranian literature and culture in Western literature by showing that these writings distinctively reflect a diasporic experience unique to Iranians. Analysing the relationship between Iranians and their new surroundings by drawing on theories of migration, narration and identity, Fotouhi examines how the literature borne out of the Iranian Diaspora reflects socio-political realities today. The first of its kind, this book will be vital for researchers of Middle Eastern literature and its relationship with writings from the West, as well as those interested in the cultural history of the Middle East.
Category: Literary Criticism

Sofia Coppola

Author : Fiona Handyside
ISBN : 9781786721600
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Sofia Coppola is widely regarded as one of the most astute, provocative and visionary directors in the contemporary film industry. She has received numerous accolades including an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, and in 2004 became the first ever American woman to be nominated for a Best Director Oscar. From The Virgin Suicides to The Bling Ring, her work carves out new spaces for the expression of female subjectivity that embraces rather than rejects femininity. Fiona Handyside here considers the careful counter-balance of vulnerability with the possibilities and pleasures of being female in Coppola’s films – albeit for the white and the privileged – through their recurrent themes of girlhood, fame, power, sex and celebrity. Chapters reveal a post-feminist aesthetic that offers sustained, intimate engagements with female characters. These characters inhabit luminous worlds of girlish adornments, light and sparkle and yet find homes in unexpected places from hotels to swimming pools, palaces to strip clubs: resisting stereotypes and the ordinary. In this original study, Handyside brings critical attention to a rare female auteur and in so doing contributes to important analyses of post-feminism, authorship in film, and the growing field of girlhood studies.
Category: Literary Criticism

Life Stories A Guide To Reading Interests In Memoirs Autobiographies And Diaries

Author : Maureen O'Connor
ISBN : 9781610691468
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Memoirs, autobiographies, and diaries represent the most personal and most intimate of genres, as well as one of the most abundant and popular. Gain new understanding and better serve your readers with this detailed genre guide to nearly 700 titles that also includes notes on more than 2,800 read-alike and other related titles. • A list of subjects and suggested "read-alikes" accompany each title • Appendixes cover awards, websites, and resources • Detailed indexes provide further points of access
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Examiner

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ISBN : SRLF:C0000127449
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

The Athenaeum

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ISBN : UCAL:C3470619
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A World History Of Art

Author : Hugh Honour
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037481194
Genre : Art
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Category: Art

The Visual Arts

Author : Honour, Hugh
ISBN : UOM:39015015805503
Genre : Art
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Category: Art