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Introduction To Savushun: A Novel About Modern Iran, Brian Spooner Jan 1990

Introduction To Savushun: A Novel About Modern Iran, Brian Spooner

Department of Anthropology Papers

First published in 1969, Simin Daneshvar's Savushun has gone through sixteen printings and sold half a million copies -- a record for a work of literature in modern Iran. The reason is not obscure. Daneshvar's style is sensitive and imaginative. Her story follows basic cultural themes and metaphors. It goes straight to the hearts of a generation of Iranian readers, striking special chords of emotion and memory of the recent past. Savushun enriches a generation's understanding of itself. It encap­sulates the experience of Iranians who have lived through the midcen­tury decades which led up to the ...


[Review Of] The Stephen King Companion, Robert A. Aken Jan 1990

[Review Of] The Stephen King Companion, Robert A. Aken

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

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