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Modern Persian texts

Gelpke, Rudolf

Modern Persian texts

selection, introduction and glossary

by Gelpke, Rudolf

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Published by Otto Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian language -- Readers,
  • Persian language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rudolph Gelpke.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79, [31] p.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13548968M

    The final chapter of Erotic Persian studies how erotic writing in English translates into Persian. It raises the question: To what extent is the modern idiom successful in conveying writing about sexual desire? To answer the question the book examines translations of several works, including a recently published rendering of Nabokov’s Lolita. In The Politics of Writing in Iran, Kamran Talattof emphasizes the pattern of literary change in Iran, as he focuses on the relationship among the constructive elements of literary creativity, literary, movement, ideology, and metaphorical language of modern Persian ng in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries as a secular activity, Persian literature acquired its own.

      Originally published in , this book forms the companion volume to A Modern Persian Prose Reader (Cambridge, ). It provides a series of concise, accessible essays reflecting on the development of Persian fiction during the modern period. The structure of the text is broadly chronological, with chapters allocated to key authors, literary movements, and social changes. The term Persian, meaning "from Persia", derives from Latin Persia, itself deriving from Greek Persís (Περσίς), a Hellenized form of Old Persian Pārsa (𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿), which evolves into Fārs in modern Persian. In the Bible, particularly in the books of Daniel, Esther, Ezra, and Nehemya, it is given as Parás (פָּרָס).. A Greek folk etymology connected the name to Perseus, a Iran: 49,, (61–65% of the total population).

    p. xi. INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER I. THE DISCOVERY OF THE ZEND-AVESTA. THE Zend-Avesta is the sacred book of the Parsis, that is to say, of the few remaining followers of that religion which feigned over Persia at the time when the second successor of Mohammed overthrew the Sassanian dynasty 1, and which has been called Dualism, or Mazdeism, or Magism, or Zoroastrianism, or Fire-worship, . IRAN. viii. PERSIAN LITERATURE (1) Pre-Islamic Literature (2) Classical Persian Literature. (3) Modern Persian Literature. (1) Pre-Islamic Literature. Until the late Sasanian period, pre-Islamic Iran was mainly an oral society. As a result, Iranian “literature” was for a .


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Thus, when used for the name of a literary genre, i.e. Pahlavi literature, the term refers to Middle Iranian (mostly Middle Persian) texts dated near or after the fall of the Sassanid empire and (with exceptions) extending to about ADafter which Iranian languages enter the "modern" ges: Middle Iranian languages.

Arberry also intends the book as a brief overview of Persian literature and culture, and supplies notes and vocabulary to go with the sample texts. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of education and Persian language learning in : A.

Arberry. Modern Persian Elementary Level [Gernot Windfuhr, Hassan Tehranisa] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Modern Persian Elementary Level The other texts that I have seen do this throughout the book and I don't understand why. If you are in Lesson 10 of a Persian textbook, for example, the student should be able to get along 4/5(2).

Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی ‎, romanized: Adabiyâte fârsi, pronounced [ʔædæbiːˌjɒːte fɒːɾˈsiː]) comprises oral compositions and written texts in the Persian language and is one of the world's oldest literatures.

It spans over two-and-a-half millennia. Its sources have been within Greater Iran including present-day Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Caucasus. The first to teach Persian as a living language, Modern Persian incorporates the most effective methodologies and the most recent cultural and linguistic changes occurring in Iran.

Donald Stilo is a scientist at Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, working on the Northwest Iranian Language Project in the.

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Genre/Form: Readers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gelpke, Rudolf. Modern Persian texts. Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, (OCoLC) The book covers the essential reading skills an advanced learner needs to understand texts in humanities and social sciences.

Numerous exercises in each unit help learners master many frequent terms and phrases in modern academic Persian. A variety of exercises ensure maximized exposure to current discourses in academic Persian. Modern Persian is a continuation of the pre-Islamic Pahlavi language that has incorporated many Arabic and Islamic terms.

Other writing scripts have also been used for modern Persian. In medieval Persia among Persian-Jewish communities, the Judeo-Persian language, which combines Persian with Hebrew and Aramaic terms, was written using the HebrewFile Size: 1MB.

Pahlavi language, a dialect of Middle Persian in written use from the end of the Achaemenian dynasty (– BCE) to the advent of Islam in the 7th century CE.

It continued to be spoken after the advent of Islam, however, and became the foundation for modern Persian languages. One of the most influential modern poets of Iran, Aḥmad Shāmlū (–), born in Tehran, is also known by his pen name A.

Bamdad. Influenced by the free verse poetry of Nima Yushij, Shāmlū’s poetry makes use of simple imagery to express intensity through traditional concepts present in the classic works of Hāfiz and Khayyam. Originally published inthis book forms the companion volume to A Modern Persian Prose Reader (Cambridge, ).

It provides a series of concise, accessible essays reflecting on the development of Persian fiction during the modern period. The structure of Pages: Middle Persian or Pahlavi, also known by its endonym Pārsīk or Pārsīg in its later form, is a Western Middle Iranian language which became the literary language of the Sasanian some time after the Sasanian collapse, Middle Persian continued to function as a prestige language.

It descended from Old Persian, the language of Achaemenid Empire and is the linguistic ancestor of Early form: Old Persian.

(shelved 45 times as persian-literature) avg rating — 18, ratings — published All major international texts, literary and otherwise were translated into modern Persian from a number of languages and the translation culture was amongst the best in the continent. Books from a variety of subjects from Nobel Prize authors to popular romance, detective stories, history, health, philosophy etc.

This immensely erudite book discovers philosophical ingenuity in the early modern translation of a Sanskrit metaphysical tale, the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha, into Persian.”—Jonardon Ganeri, author of The Lost Age of Reason: Philosophy in Early Modern India – "This book is an erudite and valuable contribution to the history of ideas in.

These are words of Semitic origin, which are written as Semitic words, intended to be read as Persian. In the English transcription of Middle Persian texts these words are normally written with upper case characters; e.g., ANH ’z ‘I’ (from the Aramaic anh).

The process may be compared with the English abbreviation lb which is read pound. Modern Persian Literature in Afghanistan book. Anomalous Visions of History and Form. The interpretative moves and nuanced readings of a series of literary texts make this book a major contribution to a rather neglected area of research and by: 7.The earliest texts in Modern Persian are three brief inscriptions dating from the middle of the eighth century found in eastern Afghanistan written in Hebrew characters.

Literature in Modern Persian emerged in the th centuries. Periods. Early Modern Persian (10thth c.). It differentiates from Late Middle Persian by the inclusion of.Persian Vocabulary Acquisition Michael Craig Hillmann Divided into four parts: (1) European Vocabulary in Persian, (2) Native Persian Word Forms and Word-Formation Techniques, (3) The Arabic Element in Persian, and (4) Texts, this book aims to help intermediate and advanced students of Persian improve their language skills by expanding their vocabulary, the key element in communicative.