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Lang Matl
Author Motlagh, Amy, 1976- author.

Title Burying the beloved : marriage, realism, and reform in modern Iran / Amy Motlagh.

Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  PK6423.M68 2012    Available
Description xi, 183 pages; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages157-174) and index.
Contents Introduction : burying the past : Iranian modernity's marriage to realism -- Dismembering and re-membering the beloved : how the Civil Code remade marriage and marriage remade love -- Wedding or funeral? : the Family Protection Act and the bride's consent -- Ain't I a woman? : domesticity's other -- Exhuming the beloved, revising the past : lawlessness, postmodernism, and heterotopia -- A metaphor for civil society? : marriage and "rights talk" in the Khatami period -- Conclusion : a severed head? : Iranian literary modernity in transnational context.
Subject Persian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Persian literature -- Social aspects -- Iran.
Literature and society -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Law and literature -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Realism in literature.
Marriage in literature.
Women in literature.
Women's rights -- Iran.
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780804775892 (cloth : acid-free paper)