Simin Daneshvar in the light of her novel Savushun
Simin Danshvar is the first woman novelist in Iran she covers the issue of gender and Iranian national identity in her novel savushun. It is the first novel to be published by an Iranian woman in 1969. The novel describes Iranís condition when Reza Shah Pahlavi overthrew years of Iranian dynasty and established a monarchy. Savushun is important as historical aspect and as well as essential to the present day discussion of gender and politics, especially for women.