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A Modern Persian Prose Reader - Hassan Kamshad

A Modern Persian Prose Reader

Paperback Published: 28th April 2011
ISBN: 9780521169172
Number Of Pages: 258

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First published in 1968, this volume of Persian language texts is intended to accompany the author's Modern Persian Prose Literature (Cambridge, 1966). It contains representative passages from the works of major Persian writers, which are taken from the hundred years preceding the original publication date. Sections are organised by author and are prefaced by a brief account of the life and writings. There is also a glossary at the end of text containing the meanings of more difficult words and providing contextual information to aid the reader's understanding. This accessible collection will be of value to students of the Persian language and anyone with an interest in untranslated Persian literature.

MĽrzÄü Malkom KhÄün: The Oracular Notebook
'Abdul-RahĽm NajjÄürzÄüda (TÄülibuff): Ahmad's Book
HÄüjj Zaynu'l-ÄÇbidĽn MarÄügha'Ľ: The Travel Diary of Ibrahim Beg
MĽrzÄü HabĽb IsfahÄünĽ: The Adventures of Hajji Bab of Ispahan
'AlĽ Akbar DihkhudÄü: 'Charand Parand' ('Balderdash')
MurtazÄü Mushfiq KÄüzimĽ: The Horrors of Tehran
JahÄüngĽr JalĽlĽ: I have Cried A Well
Muhammad Mas'Žd: Night Diversions and Flowers that Grow in Hell
'AlĽ DashtĽ: Prison Days, Fitna and A Portrait of Hafiz
Muhammad HijÄüzĽ: 'The Biography of a Great Philosopher' and 'Love's Nest'
Muhammad 'AlĽ JamÄülzÄüda: 'Everyman to his Deserts'
SÄüdiq HidÄüyat: 'HÄüjjĽ MŽrad', 'The Patient Stone' and The Message of Kafka
Buzurg 'AlavĽ: 'The Lead Soldier' and Her Eyes
JalÄül ÄÇl-i Ahmad: 'Mobilizing the People' and The Headmaster
SÄüdiq ChŽbak: 'Monsieur Ilyas' and Native of Tangistan
Muhammad I'timÄüdzÄüda (Bih ÄÇzĽn): 'The Spring and the Sea'
TaqĽ MudarrisĽ: Yakulya and her Loneliness
'AlĽ Muhammad AfghÄünĽ: Mrs Ahu's Husband
Abbreviations
Glossary
Notes
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ISBN: 9780521169172
ISBN-10: 0521169178
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 28th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.33