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Fall 2023 | W 14 – 17

Modern Persian Poetry



The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (Literature)
St. George
Room: BF 315
Azita Hojatollah Taleghani

Survey of Persian literature, mainly modern poetry from 19th-21st centuries focusing on linguistics and literary approaches in modern poetry. The course includes detailed discussion of the influence and effect of western and world poetry on Iranian poets, and critical reflections on works of leading contemporary poets including Nima, Yushij, Ahmad, Shamlu, Forugh, Farrokhzad, Sohrab Sepehri, Mehdi Akhavan Sales.