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Author Talattof, Kamran.

Title Modernity, sexuality, and ideology in Iran : the life and legacy of a popular female artist / Kamran Talattof
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 318 pages) : illustrations
Series Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East
Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Contents Academic writing and writing about lives : an introduction -- Modernity, sexuality, and popular culture : Iran's social agony -- Iranian women and public space in the seventies : Shahrzad, a woman of her time -- Seduction, sin, and salvation : spurious sexuality in dance and film -- Shahrzad as a writer : the question of literary modernity -- Social change in Iran and the transforming lives of women artists -- Ideology, sexuality, and sexual agency : an afterword
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Saʻīdī, Kubrā.
Ideology -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Sex -- Social aspects -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Women artists -- Iran -- Biography.
Women authors, Iranian -- Biography.
Women dancers -- Iran -- Biography.
Women in popular culture -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Iran -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Iran -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815651392 (electronic bk.)
9780815651390 (electronic bk.)