Women Without Men

Women Without Men

Author: Shahrnush Parsipur

Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY

ISBN: 9781558617537

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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A modern literary masterpiece, Women Without Men creates an evocative and powerfully drawn allegory of life in contemporary Iran. Internationally acclaimed writer Shahrnush Parsipur follows the interwoven destinies of five women including a prostitute, a wealthy middle-aged housewife and a schoolteacher as they arrive by different paths to live together in a garden in Tehran. Shortly after the 1989 publication of Women Without Men in her native Iran, Parsipur was arrested and jailed for her frank and defiant portrayal of women's sexuality.
Women Without Men
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