Modernism and Ideology in Persian Literature: A Return to Nature in the Poetry of NimÔ Yushij

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University Press of America, Jan 1, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 138 pages
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Chronologically traces the uses of nature imagery in the work of Iranian poet Nima Yushij. From the Romantic imagery of the poet's Afsaneh, through his Marxist opposition to the Shah, to his rejection of traditional lines and meters, the author examines the biographical ideological, literary, and social significance of nature in the poems from 192

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Contents

Nature as an Ideological Device
13
Further Developments
123
Bibliography
133
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About the author (1997)

Majid Naficy recently completed the Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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