The impact of Iranian Revolution on women's lives: an analysis through selected women's memoirs

Paköz, Ahu
This thesis analyzes five selected memoirs by Iranian women written after the Iranian Revolution of 1979 within the framework of the pre and post Revolution Period. These memoirs are thought as constituting a shift within the Iranian Literature by women. The memoir writing tradition in Iran which was absent before the revolution and boomed afterwards is the first topic of discussion with its catalysing factors. These memoirs are handled within the larger framework of Iranian literary tradition. The study mainly analyses the common characteristics and issues in these five memoirs, and the changes in the women’s lives after the revolution as depicted within the memoirs.


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A. Paköz, “The impact of Iranian Revolution on women’s lives: an analysis through selected women’s memoirs ,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2007.