Utopia and Dystopia in Early-Modern Persian Literature: Representations of the Advent of Modernity to Iran

This chapter examines how literature may be a representation of a society in turbulent transition, in this case of the advent of modernity to what was formerly called Persia, but which soon became the national state of Iran. It is not a study of the connection between literature and the nation-state...

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Main Author: Pedersen, Claus Valling
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Place of publication: London Palgrave Macmillan UK
published in: Novel and Nation in the Muslim World pp. 185 - 200
ISBN: 1349567884
9781349567881
EISBN: 113747758X
9781137477583
Discipline: Sciences (General)
Series: Islam and Nationalism Series
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