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In a Persian mirror

images of the West and Westerners in Iranian fiction

by M. R. Ghanoonparvar

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Western in literature.,
    • Persian fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Persian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-172) and index.

      Statementby M.R. Ghanoonparvar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK6424.C58 G48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 177 p. ;
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1734794M
      ISBN 100292727607, 0292727615
      LC Control Number92039689

      Book Title The Persian Velvets at Rosenborg. Published Copenhagen, Denmark - Format & Size Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket - " x "; Rating: % positive.   #1 Mirror and candelabras. Along with quite a number of things that the groom’s family buys for the bride is a set of mirror and candlesticks. The same mirror and candlesticks will later be in their future home to commemorate their wedding. Mirror in Persian culture represents immortality.

      Coins (سکه sekke), hyacinth (سنبل sonbol), and clock (ساعت saat) are sometimes included symbolic items that are typically used to accompany Haft-sin include a mirror, candles, painted eggs, goldfish, and traditional Persian confectioneries. A "book of wisdom" is also commonly included, which might be the Quran, the Bible, the Avesta, the Shahnameh, or the divān of Hafez.   Mirror Work Art of mirrors is surely one of the most delicate architectural decorations in Islamic-Iranian civilization. It is an art defined as forming regulated shapes in various designs and images with small and big pieces of mirror, for decorating interior surfaces of a construction.

      The book has more than pages in khat e naskh script. JB: Several of the pages are gorgeously illuminated. AR: It's very finely decorated with much gold, lapis lazuli and other vividly colored materials. The elaborate floral decoration around the border is typically Persian in style. JB: It has the look of a fine Persian . Mage Publishers is an independent press founded in We publish books of Persian (Iranian) literature and culture in English. Latest Release! Forthcoming. Forthcoming. Other Featured Titles. Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple. Food of Life: Ancient Persian .


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Ghanoonparvar reveals that these attitudes did not develop suddenly or inexplicably but rather evolved over more than two centuries of Persian-Western e among the authors whose works Ghanoonparvar discusses are Sadeq Hedayat, M. Jamalzadeh, Hushang Golshiri, Gholamhoseyn Sa'edi, Simin Brand: University of Texas Press.

A native of Iran, M. Ghanoonparvar is Professor of Persian and Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at Austin. Reviews: “I do not know of any other work which surveys the whole range of 19th- and 20th-century Persian prose writing in this way--from the travel accounts (safarnamehs) of the 19th century down to the present day.

The Persian Mirror explores France's preoccupation with Persia in the seventeenth century. Long before Montesquieu's Persian Letters, French intellectuals, diplomats and even ordinary Parisians were fascinated by Persia and eagerly consumed travel accounts, fairy tales, and the spectacle of the Persian ambassador's visit to Paris and Versailles in Brand: Oxford University Press.

The Persian Mirror explores France's preoccupation with Persia in the seventeenth century. In Persian Mirrors, Sciolino takes us into the public and private spaces of Iran, uncovering an alluring and seductive nation where a great battle is raging -- not for control over territory, but for the soul of its people.

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Mirrors for princes (Latin: specula principum), or mirrors of princes, form a literary genre, in a loose sense of the word, of political writing during the Early Middle Ages, Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and are part of the broader speculum or mirror literature genre.

They occur most frequently in the form of textbooks which directly instruct kings or lesser rulers on certain aspects of rule and behaviour, but in.

This survey significantly illuminates the sources of Iranian attitudes toward the West and offers many surprising discoveries for Western readers, not least of which is the fact that Iranians have often found Westerners to be as enigmatic and inco.

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