By Homa Katouzian
This ebook bargains a view of Iran via politics, background and literature, exhibiting how the 3 angles mix.
Iran, being a innovative society, skilled nice revolutions in the brief span of simply seventy years, from the 1900s to the Seventies. either have been immense revolts of the society opposed to the kingdom; the most goal of the 1st being to set up lawful executive to make modernisation attainable, and the second one, to overthrow absolutely the and arbitrary kingdom, notwithstanding this time in general below the banner of faith and Marxism-Leninism and anti-Westernism. Neither of them succeeded of their lofty beliefs for purposes which are defined and analysed inside.
The writer additionally bargains a close description of Iran’s non permanent society, analyzing the political and highbrow lives of 2 of the main awesome intellectuals-cum-politicians of the 20 th century. This ebook presents an summary of contemporary Persian literature, either poetry and prose, and discusses the works of 3 of the main striking Persian poets and writers of the interval. It considers classical Persian literature during the nice number of its shape and substance, and neo-classical literary advancements within the 19th century, masking the total background of Persian literature. this is often topped within the final bankruptcy by way of the affection poetry of 1 of the best Persian poets.
Iran may be of curiosity to scholars and students of Iranian stories and heart East Politics.
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Iran: Politics, History and Literature (Iranian Studies) by Homa Katouzian