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Lecture: "A Poetry That is Life"

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Time: 03:10 PM
- 04:30 PM

Location: Room 587, Humanities building

Web: http://persian.sfsu.edu/node/606

Sponsor: College of Liberal and Creative Arts

Contact: Persian Studies

Phone: (415) 338-3110

Samad Alavi, Persian studies lecturer, will introduce English-speaking audiences to acclaimed poets of 20th-century Iran. Ahmad Shamlu (1925-2000) has been celebrated widely among generations of Persian speakers for his deeply humanist and artistically masterful Verse. Alavi will read his literary transitions of Shamlu's poetry and discuss themes and historical events shaping the poet┐s prolific work.

 

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