Vahideh Aboukazemi*

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‘Bijan’is a representation of personal experiences from the days of the Iranian Revolution and my involvement in student political activism; an interpretation of ‘a moment of crisis’ and ‘abjection’. Abjection, as developed by Julia Kristeva, ‘is what disturbs identity, system, order’. Recalling past events and people from a time of living through utter abjection, causes narrative to disrupt and shatter around the theme of suffering, making my narrative representations fragmented, ambiguous and discontinuous.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-61
Number of pages11
JournalCultural Studies Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2017

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  • Abjection
  • Remembering
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