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Private parts and public discourses in modern Iran

Abstract:

The first half of the 20th century excluding the Reza Shah period is unique in the whole history of Persian literature in the amount of satire, lampoons and invectives which were published largely though not entirely through the press, and usually with a political motive. It was characteristic of Iranian history that the fall of an arbitrary state, often even the death of a ruler, led to division and chaos. The first quarter of the twentieth century was a period of revolution, chaos and coup...

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10.1215/1089201x-2008-006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Author
Publisher:
Duke University Press
Journal:
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
2
Pages:
283-290
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1548-226X
ISSN:
1089-201X
Language:
English
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2009-08-21

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