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Author Olszewska, Zuzanna, 1978- author

Title The Pearl of Dari : Poetry and Personhood among Young Afghans in Iran / Zuzanna Olszewska
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 264 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa
Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa.
Contents Border Crossings and Fractured Selves : A History of the Afghan Presence in Iran -- The Melancholy Modern : The Rise of a Refugee Intelligentsia -- Afghan Literary Organizations in Postrevolutionary Iran -- The Social Lives of Poets and Poetry -- Modern Love : Poetry, Companionate Marriage, and Recrafting the Self -- "When Your Darun Speaks to You" : Ethics of Revelation and Concealment in Lyric Poetry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-258) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mo Ľasseseh-ye Farhangi-ye Dorr-e Dari.
Afghans -- Iran -- Intellectual life.
Afghans -- Iran -- Social conditions.
Dari poetry -- Social aspects.
Refugees -- Afghanistan.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253017637 (electronic bk)
9780253017635 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Poetry and personhood among young Afghans in Iran