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This stunning collection of short stories captures the lives of women in Iran in the aftermath of the revolution. Evoking the enormous isolation of daily existence, and the persistence of a people living under a repressive regime, these literary gems reward us with an inside view of a turbulent and closed society.


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This stunning collection of short stories captures the lives of women in Iran in the aftermath of the revolution. Evoking the enormous isolation of daily existence, and the persistence of a people living under a repressive regime, these literary gems reward us with an inside view of a turbulent and closed society.

39 review for The Shipwrecked: Contemporary Stories by Women from Iran

  1. 5 out of 5

    Lindsay

    This short story collection speaks of a variety of important sociopolitical and justice issues in post-revolutionary Iran. While the stories are all written by women, the topics addressed in the stories are of concern to everyone, regardless of gender, race, nationality, age, or religion. Stylistically, these stories explore narrative and anti-narrative, magical realism, impressionism, post-modernism, and other experimental forms. Overall, this collection works to show the painful reality of the This short story collection speaks of a variety of important sociopolitical and justice issues in post-revolutionary Iran. While the stories are all written by women, the topics addressed in the stories are of concern to everyone, regardless of gender, race, nationality, age, or religion. Stylistically, these stories explore narrative and anti-narrative, magical realism, impressionism, post-modernism, and other experimental forms. Overall, this collection works to show the painful reality of the everyday lives of women in post-revolutionary Iran to raise consciousness of these important issues. This is a quick, enjoyable read that I highly recommend.

  2. 4 out of 5

    World Literature Today

    "The contributors to this collection are experienced—many prizewinning—writers, some of whom are expats while others live and write in Iran. The women in The Shipwrecked simply want and deserve the right to choose the direction of their lives." - Michelle Lancaster, Colorado City, Texas This book was reviewed in the March 2015 issue of World Literature Today. Read the full review by visiting our website: http://bit.ly/1GzLqWS "The contributors to this collection are experienced—many prizewinning—writers, some of whom are expats while others live and write in Iran. The women in The Shipwrecked simply want and deserve the right to choose the direction of their lives." - Michelle Lancaster, Colorado City, Texas This book was reviewed in the March 2015 issue of World Literature Today. Read the full review by visiting our website: http://bit.ly/1GzLqWS

  3. 5 out of 5

    Toni Scheiner-fine

    It was a lovely read. I enjoyed learning about what it was like for Iranian women during and after the revolution.

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    Cbsd library

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