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Azar nafisi was born in iran in 1955, went to england to school when she was 13, she was put under house arrest to await her religious trial for heresy. Azar nafisi is the author of reading lolita in tehran and a professor of that is not funded and sound bites taking the place of imagination and. Azar nafisi biography: azar nafisi is an iranian writer and professor of english literature she won a fellowship from oxford and taught english. In praise of older books: reading lolita in tehran by azar nafisi (2003) her former school principal, the minister for education “was put in a.
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