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A Stone on a Grave
Translated from the Persian by Azfar Moin.
by Jalal Al-e Ahmad
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Sangi bar Guri [A Stone on a Grave] is a candid account of a male Iranian, in this case, a well-known essayist, fiction writer and socially and politically engaged intellectual, in his struggle to cope with his inability to produce offspring. In this book,...

$15.00
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This unusual work is comprised of dialogues between Emperor Nur al-Din Jahangir, ruler of the Mughal Empire of India from 1605-1627, and "Mutribi" al-Asamm Samarqandi, an elderly visitor from Samarqand, the fabled Central Asian city which had been the capital...

$7.00
Conversation with Modern Persian Poets
With Alireza Anushiravani. Includes an audio CD.
by Girdhari Tikku
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In 1965 Prof. Girdhari Tikku arranged for a meeting of some of the best poets of the time and led them into a conversation about their work. A Conversation with Modern Persian Poets presents the transcription and translation of two afternoons of taped...

$27.00
Erotic Persian
by Paul Sprachman
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This book is a general survey of language and images that arouse sexual desire. The book begins by examining the works of the great Persian poets and prose authors who avoid direct mention of bodily functions and use imagery borrowed from nature and food when...

$65.00
From Prophets of Doom
by M. R. Ghanoonparvar
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This book is an examination of modern Persian literature from its inception in the first decade of the 20th century to the present from a variety of perspectives, including within the context of the sociopolitical events and upheavals in the past 120 years as...

$35.00
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Language and Culture in Persian lies at the intersection of what we ordinarily associate with language learning, standard vocabulary, idiom, grammar, etc. and a set of shared assumptions about the world that we call “culture.” The book is about what readers...

$25.00
Licensed Fool
Illustrations by Ardeshir Mohassess
by Paul Sprachman
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What can be said with certainty about Obeyd-e Zakani hardly fills a paragraph. He was born around 1300 near Qazvin, a city in northeastern Iran. Apparently there were two branches of the Zakani clan: one belonging to the minority sect in Islam, Shiism, and...

$40.00
Nigāristān: A Facsimile Edition.
by Gregory Maxwell Bruce
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Nigāristān (compiled 1334-5) is a major work of Persian wisdom literature. Its author, Mu‘īn al-Dīn Juvainī, was in the employ of the Ilkhanate vizier and patron of Persian letters, Ġhiyāṡ al-Dīn Muḥammad at the court of the Ilkhan Abu Sa‘īd. The date of the...

$250.00
Once A Dewdrop
Essays on the Poetry of Parvin E`tesami
by Heshmat Moayyad (1927-2018)
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In 1985 Mazda Publishers published the book A Nightingale's Lament: Selections from the Poems and Fables of Parvin E`tesami. This was the first full-scale introduction of Parvin and her poetry in English, and was followed by an edition of her Divan with a new...

$15.00
Persian Literary Influence on English Literature
With Special Reference to the Nineteenth Century.
by Hasan Javadi
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This study has been divided into four parts. By these divisions it is hoped to demonstrate the development of English knowledge of the Persians, their way of life, culture, and more particularly their literature. The immediate concern of the study is to cover...

$35.00