Pardis DabashiJun 24, 2021
Pardis Dabashi on “My Uncle Napoleon”
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New Books Network 2021
Iraj Pezeshkzad‘s My Uncle Napoleon is a slapstick and at times goofy love story, but it is also in the best tradition of sly anti-imperial satire. Scholar Pardis Dabashi came to it late, but she has all the convert’s zeal as she links it to a literary tradition that’s highly theoretical, but also delightfully far-flung. … Continue reading "59 Recall This B-Side #4: Pardis Dabashi on “My Uncle Napoleon” (JP)"
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