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Forough Farrokhzad: The Rebel Poet


As an Iranian woman, writing poetry about her own love and lust launched Forough Farrokhzad into infamy. She broke the barriers of sex and society in her poetry, but would suffer for it during her short life. Sin would get her in trouble but it would also be her ultimate salvation. So too for those desperate to read about it. 

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Episode 5

Season 2

by Al Jazeera Podcasts