Jasmine and Stars

Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran
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The University of North Carolina Press
2006021902 [pk], Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs, Feminist, Personal Memoirs, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiog
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Open LibraryOL9648317M
ISBN 100807883972
ISBN 139780807883976
OCLC/WorldCa154706461

Jasmine and Stars brings together the wisdom of great poets and wise men like Rumi, Hafez, Firdousi, Attar, Nizami, Sadi etc. and women like Parsipur, Farrokhzad and of course personal experiences of the author.

Keshavarz asks a simple question as a premise for this book, where are the candles?Cited by: Jasmine and Stars offers a voyage into the humanity and culture of Iran and, at the same time, an incisive critique of what Fatemeh Keshavarz calls 'the New Orientalist narrative' that has concealed them.

The author's reminiscences on Iranian literature and family life, and her reflections upon Iranian women poets, activists, and novelists, shine forth brilliantly in this /5(17). Jasmine and Stars brings together the wisdom of great poets and wise men like Rumi, Hafez, Firdousi, Attar, Nizami, Sadi etc.

and women like Parsipur, Farrokhzad and of course personal experiences of the author. Keshavarz asks a simple question as a premise for this book, where are the candles?/5(17).

Jasmine and Stars. A wonderful book opening the doorway into the depth, the quality and the richness of the Iranian life and culture. It delves into Iran's rich history and life in poetry. Poetry being a deep and important part of Iranian history/5. Jasmine and Stars offers a voyage into the humanity and culture of Iran and, at the same time, an incisive critique of what Fatemeh Keshavarz calls 'the New Orientalist narrative' that has concealed them.

The author's reminiscences on Iranian literature and family life, and her reflections upon Iranian women poets, activists, and novelists, shine forth brilliantly in this Pages: Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran Fatemeh Keshavarz In a direct, frank, and intimate exploration of Iranian literature and society, scholar, teacher, and poet Fatemeh Keshavarz challenges popular perceptions of Iran as a society bereft of vitality and joy.

Muslim World Book Review "It is not necessary to have read Reading Lolita in Tehran to appreciate the thrust of [Keshavarz's] argument, which challenges the popular notion that Iran is an oppressive, joyless, intellectually stagnant place, particularly for women.

Jasmine was chosen as one of the New York Times Book Review’s notable books of the year, and is considered one of the best novels with an Indian-American lead. The short story collection it was based on won the National Book Critics Circle Award. Since it was published, Mukherjee has written five additional novels.

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Mukherjee's own experiences of dislocation and displacement in her life helps her in recording the immigrant experience of the protagonist in this : Bharati Mukherjee. In a direct, frank, and intimate exploration of Iranian literature and society, scholar, teacher, and poet Fatemeh Keshavarz challenges popular perceptions of Iran as a society bereft of vitality and joy.

Her fresh perspective on present-day Iran provides a rare insight into this rich culture alive with artistic expression but virtually unknown to most Americans/5(6). Jasmine and the Star of Persia (Disney Princess) (Pictureback(R)) Paperback – J by5/5(5). Jasmine and Stars is a compelling novel, warmly presented through the very personal narrative of Fatemeh Keshavarz, who explores the different voices of Iran, including two modern Iranian women writers and people of many by: Star of Deltora is a series of fantasy novels written by Emily Rodda.

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Jasmine and Stars. Reading More than Lolita in Tehran. By: A Memoir in Books, which epitomizes what Keshavarz calls the "New Orientalist narrative," a view marred by stereotype and prejudice more often tied to current geopolitical conflicts than to an understanding of Iran.

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Like Reading Lolita in Tehran, this is a memoir of life in Iran but the similarities end there. While Reading Lolita. After Aladdin tells Jasmine the story of the Star of Persia, they decide to find the jewel.

Princess Jasmine discovers that she is wise, kind, fair, and special—just like the queen who once owned the precious jewel. This full-color storybook is Brand: Random House Children's Books. Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead – I read the most when I travel to shoot a wedding (time on a plane is a treasured gift with a good book).

Every so often I find a book that makes me want to get to the hotel and only leave the room to shoot. While photographing a wedding in Sonoma a few weeks ago, I stayed up late and woke up early to finish Astonish Me. Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran (Hardcover) Coronavirus Alert *** If you're ordering a book that has not yet released, please create a separate order for just that preorder.

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