Black on Black: Iran Revisited
Ana Briongas first travelled to Iran in the 1960s. She returned in the early 1970s to study Persian at the University of Tehran and has continued to return to this country of contradictions ever since. But 'Black on Black' is not so much her own story as that of her friends and acquaintances. Ultimately, all her tales are about coming to terms with the consequences of the Islamic Revolution of 1979. Ana describes the everyday life of the people she meets and visits. These quiet, domestic moments build, like the pieces of mosaic, into an intricate portrait of a country where things are not always as they appear. With a disarming gentleness, Ana reveals a country far more complex - both now and in its 'liberal' days under the Shah - than television soundbites have led us to believe.
Try this search over all volumes: Agha-yé Doktor
Results 1-0 of 0
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Afghanistan aftemoon Agha-yé Doktor Arabic asked Avenue Bahram Bahram’s mother Barcelona bazaar Bubu Bubu’s carpets Caspian Caspian Sea caviar chador colour comer country’s dark didn’t doctor door Dr Kasimi Dr Sherzad dress Emam Farsi ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁnished ﬁrst ﬂat ﬂoor ﬂowers foreign friends gardens Ghom girls hair hand headscarf Homa husband Iran Iranian Irene Islamic Kashan ketman Kurdish Kurds laughing leam leave live look Mandy Manigé meal modem moming mosque Muslim N6 Rﬁz never no-one Nuri ofﬁce ofﬁcial Persian Persian language Quran Rave Rave’s realised residential college retum Revolution Shah Reza Shah’s Sherzad Shi’ite sitting Spanish stay street talk taxi tell terrace things told trip tumed University of Tehran V. S. Naipaul visa wearing Westem woman women yoghurt young Zoroastrian