Prophets of Doom: Literature as a Socio-Political Phenomenon in Modern Iran by M. R. Ghanoonparvar, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Prophets of Doom: Literature as a Socio-Political Phenomenon in Modern Iran

Prophets of Doom: Literature as a Socio-Political Phenomenon in Modern Iran

by M. R. Ghanoonparvar
     
 

Examines modernist Persian literature as an artistic record of the eventful history of Iranian society during the present century. Also discusses the role of the literary artist as a modern social prophet.

Overview

Examines modernist Persian literature as an artistic record of the eventful history of Iranian society during the present century. Also discusses the role of the literary artist as a modern social prophet.

Editorial Reviews

Iranian Studies
...introduces the reader of literary criticism to a wide variety of works of modern Persian literature and is a good introduction to the stylistic and thematic reactions to political and social change in Iran.
Middle East Journal
...recommended as a skillful and concise survey of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819142931
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
10/04/1984
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

M.R. Ghanoonparvar is Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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