Thursday, June 20, 2024

Literature

On Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi with Brad Gooch

In an interview Brad Gooch, an American biographer, weighs in on his latest project on Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi.

Erzurum to host Persian language, literature workshop

The educational workshop will be held with the aim of introducing Persian poetry and Iranian literary scholars, the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization reported.

Pamuk’s first novel to be rendered into Persian

Alireza Seifuddini, an Iranian translator, is to render ‘Mr. Cevdet and His Sons’, a novel written by Turkish recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature Orhan Pamuk.

Shakespeare my magic carpet to Iran

Professor Stephen Greenblatt, who was in Iran to attend the First Int’l Conference on Shakespeare Studies, has said, “I never thought that Shakespeare would become my magic carpet to the land of Persia, where I wished I could have seen someday”.

Sa’adi, Cervantes to be honored in Madrid

After a commemorative ceremony in Iran in April to pay tribute to Iranian and Spanish literary giants, they are to be remembered in Madrid in late October.

Hafez Day commemorated in Shiraz

Special ceremonies are held in Shiraz, southern Iran, to mark Hafez Day.

Renowned Iranian poetess Simin Behbahani passes away

Famous Iranian poet Simin Behbahani died after a battle with coronary and respiratory ailment.

Iranian artists express regret over Gaza massacre

Two Iranian artists have stated utter grief over the Zionist regime’s crimes in the Gaza Strip.

The 10th edition of Dowlatabadi’s three-volume novel released

The 10th edition of ‘Passed Times of the Elderly’ a three-volume novel by the leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was published by Nashr-e Cheshmeh Publication institute.

German Iranologist honored in Tehran

The Persian literary monthly Bokhara paid tribute to German Iranologist Heidemarie Koch, author of “Persepolis, Shiny Capital of the Persian Empire”, during a ceremony in Tehran on Thursday.

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