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dc.contributor.advisorMartinson, Deborah
dc.contributor.authorPazargadi, Leila
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-13T14:56:59Z
dc.date.available2020-08-13T14:56:59Z
dc.date.issued2003-01-01 0:00
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholar.oxy.edu/handle/20.500.12711/923
dc.description.abstractMy research investigates the writing of post revolutionary Iranian women in exile. In conducting the research, I explored the influence of censorship, audience as it influenced the ability of women to shed light on past events and their subsequent reconfiguration of identity. Such reconfiguration investigates identity politics and identity theory, explicating discursive maneuvers active in redefining the self. This particular essay inquires into the identities and roles of three women who have chosen autobiography, memoir, and in one instance, comic book, to write their identity through their personal reflections of the events that transpired in 1979 Iran. The negotiation of the exiled self in autobiography and memoirs is such that the self reformulates the identity outside nation through the process of recalling and recounting in narrative form.
dc.description.sponsorshipThe Paul K. and Evalyn E. Cook Richter Trust
dc.title"Exiled Identity":Women Writing about the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
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dc.description.departmentenwr
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dc.identifier.legacyhttps://scholar.oxy.edu/urc_student/265
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