Touba and the Meaning of NightUnknown - 2006
"First published in 1989 in Iran and soon thereafter banned, this is a novel spanning 80 years of Iranian history that tells the story of one woman's struggles with life and love." -- RA This complex epic captures the changing fortunes of Iranian women in the twentieth century from the eras of colonialism to the rule of two shahs to the Islamic revolution of 1979. Touba's long life intersects with many memorable characters and refutes Western stereotypes of Iranian women.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2006
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Characteristics: xvi, 367 p. ; 23 cm