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My sister, guard your veil ; my brother, guard your eyes : uncensored Iranian voices

Author: Lila Azam Zanganeh
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The brief, often breezy essays, reminiscences, reportage and interviews overturn the facile image of Iran as a single, homogenous entity, providing animated discussions of politics, sex, art, women's rights, racism, poetic culture, underground nightlife, Tehran's Jewish community, censorship, economic inequality and cross-cultural (mis)understanding under a regime that is highly oppressive but continually subverted.
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My sister, guard your veil; my brother, guard your eyes.
Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607780343
Online version:
My sister, guard your veil; my brother, guard your eyes.
Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)609960284
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lila Azam Zanganeh
ISBN: 0807004634 9780807004630
OCLC Number: 1201965533
Description: xvi, 132 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The stuff that dreams are made of / Azar Nafisi --
I grew up thinking I was White / Gelareh Asayesh --
How can one be Persian? / Marjane Satrapi --
From here to mullahcracy / Reza Aslan --
Death of a mannequin / Mehrangiz Kar --
The last chapter in the Book of Exodus / Roya Hakakian --
Women without men / a conversation with Shirin Neshat --
Sex in the time of mullahs / Azadeh Moaveni --
Misreading Kundera in Tehran / Naghmeh Zarbafian --
Receding worlds / Daryush Shayegan --
A taste of my cinema / a conversation with Abbas Kiarostami --
An alley greener than the dream of God / Babak Ebrahimian --
Don't cry for me, America / Negar Azimi --
Why acting set me free / a conversation with Shohreh Aghdashloo --
Tehran underground / Salar Abdoh. Introduction / Lila Azam Zanganeh --
The stuff that dreams are made of / Azar Nafisi --
I grew up thinking I was white / Gelareh Asayesh --
How can one be Persian? / Marjane Satrapi --
From here to mullahcracy / Reza Aslan --
Death of a mannequin / Mehrangiz Kar --
The last chapter in the Book of Exodus / Roya Hakakian --
Women without men / Shirin Neshat --
Sex in the time of mullahs / Azadeh Moaveni --
Misreading Kundera in Tehran / Naghmeh Zarbafian --
Receding worlds / Daryush Shayegan --
A taste of my cinema / Abbas Kiarostami --
An alley greener than the dream of God / Babak Ebrahimian --
Don't cry for me, America / Negar Azimi --
Tehran underground / Salar Abdoh --
Why acting set me free / Shohreh Aghdashloo.
Responsibility: Lila Azam Zanganeh, editor.

Abstract:

The brief, often breezy essays, reminiscences, reportage and interviews overturn the facile image of Iran as a single, homogenous entity, providing animated discussions of politics, sex, art, women's rights, racism, poetic culture, underground nightlife, Tehran's Jewish community, censorship, economic inequality and cross-cultural (mis)understanding under a regime that is highly oppressive but continually subverted.
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