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Modern reflections of classical traditions in Persian fiction

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-159) and index.

    StatementMohammad Mehdi Khorrami.
    SeriesStudies in comparative literature -- 54, Studies in comparative literature (Lewiston, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6423 .K48 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22556136M
    ISBN 100773469354

    we present classical background, historical development, and modern reflections on each of our subjects, using the many forms of primary sources, reflective commentaries, the arts, creative fiction, and poetry. This magazine is dedicated to all the women and men throughout the ages who have contributed to and. (). Modern Reflections of Classical Traditions in Persian Fiction, by Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami. Middle Eastern Literatures: Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. Author: Claus V. Pedersen. medieval and classical traditions. In fact, the intellectual foundations of Mughal culture and politics rested precisely on the dual sense of both continuity with multiple classical traditions—e.g. the Islamicate, Indic, Persian, Turko-Mongol, and Greco-Hellenic—and.


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