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  • Modern Persian: A Course-Bookby Simin Abrahams

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95

    Modern Persian  begins with the teaching of the Persian alphabet. It aims to provide the student with the necessary skills for social interaction, as well as a basis for the study of modern literature. The course consists of seventeen units and favours teaching by communicative and contextual learning. Most units begin with a reading exercise used... more...

  • Modern Persian Literature in Afghanistanby Wali Ahmadi

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    With the unleashing of the "War on Terror" in the aftermath of 9/11, Afghanistan has become prominent in the news. However, we need to appreciate that no substantive understanding of contemporary history, politics and society of this country can be achieved without a thorough analysis of the Afghan encounter with cultural and literary modernity and... more...

  • Rubaiyyat & Other Versesby Shahab Ahmed

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 1.44

    This powerful new collection of poetry from Shahab Uddin Ahmed puts us in touch with the deep emotions we all feel from time to time. In our darkest hours, the fears we hold inside seem all-consuming, and this collection perfectly captures our despair as we remember broken dreams. more...

  • The Wine of Wisdomby Mehdi Aminrazavi

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Representative of the exotic and erotic east, enemy of Christianity, prophet of hedonism, champion of free thinkers, Omar Khayyam and his Ruba?iyyat have been the stuff of legend for centuries. Nourished by an admiration of Khayyam that has been with him since childhood, Aminrazavi?s comprehensive new biography reintroduces the figure of Khayyam,... more...

  • Fifty Poems of Hafizby A.J Arberry

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95

    Translation of a selection of poems from one of the world's greatest lyric poets. First published 1947. more...

  • Farsi (Persian) for Beginnersby Saeid Atoofi

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 18.95

    Perfect for self-studiers or students, this Farsi language education book takes a user-friendly and clear approach. Farsi is the language of Persia (present-day Iran)?the mellifluous mother tongue of famed 13th-century poet Rumi, whose works are still among the best-selling poems in America today. Farsi for Beginners is a complete language course... more...

  • Fifty Poems of Attarby Farid al-Din Attar; Kenneth Avery; Ali Alizadeh 2007; US$ 20.00

    The 13th century Sufi poet Farid al-Din Attar is renowned as an author of short lyrics written in the Persian language. Dealing with themes of love, passion and mysticism, this book presents the English versions of Attar's poetry. It also offers an analysis of Attar's poetic language and thought. more...

  • Early Persian Lexicographyby Solomon I. Baevskii; N. Killian

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    This is the only study in a Western European language of an important part of the intellectual and cultural history of the Persianate world in its formative phase. Persian dictionaries (farhangs) of the Islamic era, compiled principally in India, represent a unique linguistic undertaking that has no counterpart in pre-modern Europe. more...

  • A Beginners' Guide to Tajikiby Azim Baizoyev; John Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 68.95

    This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and appendices present new vocabulary and grammar simply and recycle... more...

  • RUMI - 53 Secrets from the Tavern of Loveby Amin Banani; Anthony A. Lee

    White Cloud Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    Rumi's poetry has been published in various English editions since the 19th century. And there has been no shortage of translators. Today, through the translations of Coleman Barks, he is the best-selling poet in the English language. The market for his poems is insatiable. He has a loyal following of English readers and serious devotees. Still, in... more...