Stories from Iran 1921-1991: A Chicago Anthology by Bozorg AlaviStories from Iran 1921-1991: A Chicago Anthology by Bozorg Alavi

Stories from Iran 1921-1991: A Chicago Anthology

byBozorg Alavi

Paperback | January 3, 1992

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This collection of 35 Persian short stories by 26 of Iran's best known contemporary writers gives voice to the concerns, strivings, and visions of their generation. These stories depict aspects of both traditional and modern life in Iran with its many religious, political, cultural, and class tensions.
Cofounder of the Tudeh (Communist party) in Iran, Alavi was jailed during the 1930s for his political views. In 1945, when Germany was defeated at the end of World War II, Alavi lived in the Communist nation known as the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany. There he had both literary and academic standing. Alavi has written thr...
Title:Stories from Iran 1921-1991: A Chicago AnthologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.1 × 6.02 × 1.24 inPublished:January 3, 1992Publisher:Mage Publishers, Incorporated

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0934211337

ISBN - 13:9780934211338

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