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Kambiz Derambakhsh – Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator

Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator Kambiz Derambakhsh Date of birth: 1942 Place of birth: Shiraz, Iran Education: Graduated from Tehran Academy of Fine Arts Press activities: 55 years of continuous cooperation with well-known local and international newspapers and magazines Exhibitions: 50 individual exhibitions … Continue reading

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Amir-Hossein Aryanpour an expert in western philosophy and Persian culture

Amir-Hossein Aryanpour (February 27, 1925, Tehran – July 30, 2001, Tehran) (Persian: امیرحسین آریانپور‎) was an Iranian lexicographer, writer, translator, philosopher, sociologist, and literary figure. Amir Hossein Aryanpour was an expert in western philosophy and Persian culture. He studied at … Continue reading

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Jalal Al-e-Ahmad – Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic

Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (December 2, 1923 – September 9, 1969) was a prominent Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic. Novels and novellas The School Principal By the Pen The Tale of Beehives The Cursing of the Land A Stone … Continue reading

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Bozorg Alavi – influential Iranian writer, novelist, and political intellectual

Bozorg Alavi (بزرگ علوی in Persian) (February 2, 1904 – February 18, 1997) was an influential Iranian writer, novelist, and political intellectual. Selected Works : Chamedan (The Suitcase) (1934) Varaq Pareh’ha-ye Zendan (Scrap Papers from Prison) (1941) Panjah-o Seh Nafar … Continue reading

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Sādeq Chubak – widely considered as the greatest naturalist writer in Persian literature

Sādeq Chubak (Persian: صادق چوبک‎) (August 5, 1916—July 3, 1998).  Widely considered as the greatest naturalist writer in Persian literature, he has written a large bulk of works including novels, short stories, and plays. The collected stories Puppet Show and … Continue reading

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Mehdi Akhavān-Sāles Iranian poet

Mehdi Akhavān-Sāles (Persian: مهدی اخوان ثالث‎), or Akhavān-Sāless (1928, Mashhad, Iran — 1990, Tehran, Iran), pen name M. Omid (م. امید, Hope) was a prominent Iranian poet. He is one of the pioneers of Free Verse (New Style Poetry) in … Continue reading

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Sadegh Hedayat – Iran’s foremost modern writer of prose fiction and short stories

Sadegh Hedayat (in Persian: صادقهدایت; February 17, 1903, Tehran — 9 April 1951, Paris, France) was Iran‘s foremost modern writer of prose fiction and short stories. He was educated at Collège Saint-Louis (French catholic school) and Dar ol-Fonoon (1914–1916). In … Continue reading

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