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The Resource Iran : politics, history and literature, Homa Katouzian

Iran : politics, history and literature, Homa Katouzian

Label
Iran : politics, history and literature
Title
Iran
Title remainder
politics, history and literature
Statement of responsibility
Homa Katouzian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book offers a view of Iran through politics, history and literature, showing how the three angles combine. Iran, being a revolutionary society, experienced two great revolutions within the short span of just seventy years, from the 1900s to the 1970s. Both were massive revolts of the society against the state; the main objective of the first being to establish lawful government to make modernisation possible, and the second, to overthrow the absolute and arbitrary state, though this time mainly under the banner of religion and Marxism-Leninism and anti-Westernism. Neither of them succeeded in their lofty ideals for reasons that are explained and analysed within. The author also offers a detailed description of Iran's short-term society, examining the political and intellectual lives of two of the most remarkable intellectuals-cum-politicians of the twentieth century. This book provides an overview of modern Persian literature, both poetry and prose, and discusses the works of three of the most remarkable Persian poets and writers of the period. It considers classical Persian literature through the great variety of its form and substance, and neo-classical literary developments in the nineteenth century, covering the whole history of Persian literature. This is crowned in the last chapter by the love poetry of one of the greatest Persian poets. Iran will be of interest to students and scholars of Iranian studies and Middle East Politics."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katouzian, Homa
Dewey number
955
Index
index present
LC call number
DS266
LC item number
.K37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Iranian studies
Series volume
15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persian literature
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
Label
Iran : politics, history and literature, Homa Katouzian
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. I History and politics -- 1.Legitimacy and succession in Iranian history -- 2.The short-term society: A comparative study in the problems of long-term political and economic development in Iran -- 3.The revolution for law: A chronographic analysis of the constitutional revolution of Iran -- 4.Seyyed Hasan Taqizadeh: Three lives in a lifetime -- 5.Khalil Maleki: The odd intellectual out -- 6.The Iranian revolution at 30: The dialectic of state and society -- pt. II Persian literature -- 7.Classical Persian literature: form and substance -- 8.Sa'di's love lyrics -- 9.Neo-classical Persian literature: Bazgasht-e Adabi in the nineteenth century -- 10.Modern Persian literature: From the constitutional revolution to the revolution of 1979 -- 11.Poet-laureate Bahar in the constitutional era -- 12.Iraj, the poet of love and humour -- 13.Private parts and public discourses in modern Iran -- 14.Jamalzadeh's fiction -- 15.Of the sins of Forugh Farrokhzad
Control code
795172452
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 315 pages
Isbn
9780203081310
Lccn
2012024456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795172452
Label
Iran : politics, history and literature, Homa Katouzian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. I History and politics -- 1.Legitimacy and succession in Iranian history -- 2.The short-term society: A comparative study in the problems of long-term political and economic development in Iran -- 3.The revolution for law: A chronographic analysis of the constitutional revolution of Iran -- 4.Seyyed Hasan Taqizadeh: Three lives in a lifetime -- 5.Khalil Maleki: The odd intellectual out -- 6.The Iranian revolution at 30: The dialectic of state and society -- pt. II Persian literature -- 7.Classical Persian literature: form and substance -- 8.Sa'di's love lyrics -- 9.Neo-classical Persian literature: Bazgasht-e Adabi in the nineteenth century -- 10.Modern Persian literature: From the constitutional revolution to the revolution of 1979 -- 11.Poet-laureate Bahar in the constitutional era -- 12.Iraj, the poet of love and humour -- 13.Private parts and public discourses in modern Iran -- 14.Jamalzadeh's fiction -- 15.Of the sins of Forugh Farrokhzad
Control code
795172452
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 315 pages
Isbn
9780203081310
Lccn
2012024456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795172452

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