We Women of Tehran

The volume presents a lively narrative with verses from the great Persian poets and a hefty dose of irony: as a way to laugh about complex issues and dismantle misleading stereotypes.

We Women of Tehran

Originally written for the stage, "We, the Women of Tehran" illustrates from a female standpoint the origins and contradictions of the Iranian capital, and the rights of religious minorities and women. It showcases women who have played a leading role in various disciplines and sports but who all too often have simply become an element in the regime's propaganda. The volume presents a lively narrative with verses from the great Persian poets and a hefty dose of irony: as a way to laugh about complex issues and dismantle misleading stereotypes.

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