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  • The Shahnamehby Ferdowsi; James Atkinson

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Immerse yourself in the distant past with this epic poem from the Persian tradition. Penned more than one thousand years ago by the famed poet Ferdowsi, The Shahnameh weaves history and myth into a lyrical, action-packed work of art that you won't be able to put down. This book is a must-read for folklore connoisseurs. more...

  • Persianby Shahrzad Mahootian

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Persian, or Farsi, is one of the world's oldest languages, spoken today by over forty million people. This is the first descriptive grammar of Persian and covers all the major linguistic aspects of the language. more...

  • Your First 100 Words in Pashtoby Jane Wightwick

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 14.00

    YOUR FIRST 100 WORDS IN . . . PASHTO A paperback original Takes the intimidation out of learning a new language In the Your First 100 Words In series, readers are shown how to decipher and read a new script by learning 100 primary words in a new language. Covering the languages of Iran and Afghanistan, this new addition to the... more...

  • Oral Literature of Iranian Languages: Kurdish, Pashto, Balochi, Ossetic, Persian and Tajik: Companion Volume IIby Philip G. Kreyenbroek

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 110.00

    Persian literature is the jewel in the crown of Persian culture. It has profoundly influenced the literatures of Ottoman Turkey, Muslim India and Turkic Central Asia. It has been a source of inspiration for Goethe, Emerson, Matthew Arnold and Jorge Luis Borges among others and praised by William Jones, Tagore, E. M. Forster and many more. Yet Persian... more...

  • Pragmatics and Classical Sanskritby Lieve Van de Walle

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 195.00

    This book explores the possibilities and limitations of pragmatic research in classical Sanskrit concentrating on linguistic politeness. The four case studies it comprises are in essence empirical, and try to accurately describe a fairly limited number of interactions between an also limited number of people. The underlying assumption is that a micro-analysis... more...

  • The Routledge Intermediate Persian Courseby Dominic Parviz Brookshaw; Pouneh Shabani Jadidi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    The Routledge Intermediate Persian Course: Farsi Shirin Ast, book two is the first Persian textbook written specifically for English-speaking university students that makes use of up-to-date pedagogical techniques, and stresses the importance of communicative competence. The book contains a wide range of texts with different registers and various... more...

  • Strange Times, My Dearby Nahid Mozaffari; Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    A rich and varied collection of contemporary short stories, extracts from novels, and poetry that will go a long way toward informing the English-speaking world of the latest developments in Iranian literature. Since the Iranian revolution of 1979, we have been virtually cut off from that country's culture. Despite severe difficulties imposed by social,... more...

  • A Modern Persian Readerby A. A. Haidari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Silence in Middle Eastern and Western Thoughtby Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Presenting an engaging reflection on the work of prominent modern Iranian literary artists in exchange with contemporary Continental literary criticism and philosophy, this book tracks the idea of silence ? through the prism of poetics, dreaming, movement, and the body ? across the textual imaginations of both Western and Middle Eastern authors. Through... more...

  • The Persian Book of Kingsby B W Robinson; B. W. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00

    This covers the entire epic Shahnama in one volume, and includes an introduction, together with lists of kings and dynasties. A concise overview of, and introduction to, this key work tenth century work. more...