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Persian Literature and Judeo-Persian Culture

Collected Writings of Sorour S. Soroudi

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674053427

Publication Date: 11/01/2010


275 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

5 halftones

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Akhavān’s “Ending of the Shāhnāmeh”: A Critique
  • 2. The Dispute of “the Old and the New” in Persian Poetry
  • 3. Review Article on Az Sabā tā Nimā by Yahyā Āryanpur
  • 4. Myth and Legend as a Key to Reality and Vision in the Works of Mehdi Akhavān Sāles
  • 5. Poet and Revolution: The Impact of Iran’s Constitutional Revolution on the Social and Literary Outlook of the Poets of the Time
  • 6. On the Image of Jesus in Modern Persian Poetry
  • 7. The Sacred Sites of the Iranian Jews [translated from Hebrew by Raya Shani and Ruth Stronach]
  • 8. Islamization of the Iranian National Hero Rostam as Reflected in Persian Folktales
  • 9. The Iranian Heritage in the Eyes of the Poet Mehdi Akhavān Sāles
  • 10. Jews in Islamic Iran
  • 11. Shirā-ye Hātāni: A Judeo-Persian Wedding Song
  • 12. Sur-e Esrāfil, 1907–1908: Social and Political Ideology
  • 13. Folk Poetry and Society in Nineteenth-Century Iran
  • 14. Judeo-Persian Religious Oath Formulas as Compared with Non-Jewish Iranian Traditions
  • 15. The Concept of Jewish Impurity and Its Reflection in Persian and Judeo-Persian Traditions
  • 16. Mirzā āqā Khān Kermāni and the Jewish Question
  • 17. The Sofreh of Elijah the Prophet: A Pre-Islamic Iranian Ritual?
  • 18. Iranian Intellectuals’ Attitudes towards Jews and Judaism [completed by Jaleh Pirnazar]
  • Bibliography of Sorour S. Soroudi’s Works

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