Reading Lolita in Tehran Professor Nafisi discussed her new book, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, published by Random House. Ms. Nafisi is a former… read more

Reading Lolita in Tehran Professor Nafisi discussed her new book, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, published by Random House. Ms. Nafisi is a former professor at the University of Tehran; she now teaches at Johns Hopkins University. The author related her experiences reading banned books in Iran. She also argued for the importance of literature and imagination, and discussed her experiences during the Iran-Iraq War. Following her remarks, Professor Nafisi answered audience questions. close

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Reading Lolita in Tehran

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 28, 2004 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2004 | 10:44am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 28, 2004 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2004 | 10:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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