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Iranian Society: An Anthology of Writings by Jalal Al-e Ahmad

An Anthology of Writings by Jalal Al-e Ahmad

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Published: 1982
Page #: xii + 157
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
ISBN: 0-939214-03-2
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This anthology of 16 representative stories and essays by Jalal Al-e Ahmad presents an Iranian view of Iranian society by a prominent writer of the 20th century Iran as well equiped as any other post-World War II intellectual to describe and analyse that society. This volume depicts Iranian society essentially through sketches of scenes and events through the eyes of individuals involved in everyday affairs. The selection presented are comprehensive and reflective of important social issues.

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Michael C. Hillmann

Preface

1. An Autobiography of Sorts

2. My Sister and the Spider

3. The Pilgrimage

4. The China Flower

5. The Untimely Breaking of the Fast

6. She’tar

7. The Sin

8. The Unwanted Woman

9. A Principal’s First day at School

10. General Characteristics of Contemporary Literature

11. The Old Man (Nima Yushij) Was Our Eyes

12. The Tale of the Shepherd Vizier

13. Iranian Education and the University

14. First Day in Mecca

15. Samad and the Folk legend

16. Epilogue

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