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Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran
The Life and Legacy of a Popular Female Artist

Kamran Talattof

Cloth $34.95s    |    978-0-8156-3224-5    |    2011


Choice Outstanding Title 2011

Latifeh Yarshater Book Award
Kamran Talattof’s Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran: The Life and Legacy of a Popular Female Artist is the co-recipient of the Latifeh Yarshater Book Award presented by the International Society of Iranian Studies. The Latifeh Yarshater Book Award is given every two years to a work that contributes, directly or indirectly, to the improvement of the status of women in Persian societies.


Praise for The Politics of Writing in Iran...

"Talattof’s comprehensive overview and analysis of modern Persian literary production will serve generations of scholars and generate debates about the very conception of Persian literary historiography."—The Middle East Journal

"Talattof’s analyses of individual writers and poets are thorough and creative."—International Journal of Middle East Studies

"Talattof has proposed a new and innovative approach to the understanding of modern Persian literature."—World Literature Today

  Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran

Kamran Talattof   Kamran Talattof is professor of Persian and Iranian studies at the University of Arizona. He is the author, coauthor, and coeditor of numerous books and articles. Among his publications are The Politics of Writing in Iran: A History of Modern Persian Literature and the coedited book The Poetry of Nizami Ganjavi: Knowledge, Love, and Rhetoric.


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