Contemporary Poetry

in alphabetical order by author's surname. Click on a picture for an enlarged image.

(books are softcover unless otherwise noted)

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Q Price  
35259688 Barahani, Reza. Yar-e Khosh Chizi Ast? Poetry, 327 pages, 24 cm. A collection of poems in Persian (Farsi); several of these poems have been banned under the current regime. Tehran: Du Hezar Publications, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. There is no ISBN. Hardcover. There is some noticeable shelf wear on the bottom corner of the cover. Apart from that, the book is like new. 1 $45.00

57004541

9646117430

Behbahani, Simin. Shayad Ke-Masee Hast: Guzide-ye Ashar (Maybe It's the Messiah).  Poetry, 150 pages, 22 cm. A collection of poems in English and in Persian. Translated by Ismail Salami.  Tehran: Zabankadeh Publications, 2004.

12

$27.00

52701098

9643511219

Behbahani, Simin. Collected Poems. A collection of poems entirely in Persian, compiling her previously published works into a single volume. Of particular interest to scholars and those wanting a comprehensive edition. 1198 pages. Tehran: Negah Publications, 2009. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 12" x 9" x 5"  Weight: 5-6 pounds.

3 $85.00
9645624274 Ehtesami, Parvin. Divan-e Parvin Ehtesami.  Poetry, 654 pages, 23 cm. Collected poems, including her best-known works, in Persian.  Tehran: Intisharat-i Peshoohesh Publishers; 2nd edition, 2006.  Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 12" x 9" x 5"  Weight: 5-6 pounds.

1 $85.00
964874131X Ehtesami, Parvin. Divan-e Parvin Ehtesami.  Poetry, 308 pages, 27 cm. Collected poems, including her best-known works, with an index. The text is entirely in Persian.  Tehran: Gooya, 1394 (2015 CE). Hardcover. Click here for sample pages.

Note: This book has a slightly loose binding toward the back of the book.  All pages are intact and will remain so with reasonably careful handling.  However, we have reduced the price from its original $90.

Package dimensions: 12" x 9" x 5"  Weight: 4.2 pounds.

1 $65.00

5385640

9646117368

Farrokhzad, Forough.  Another Birth: Selected Poems. Poetry, 149 pages, 22 cm. A collection of poetry in English and Persian.  Translated into English by Ismail Salami.  Tehran: Zabankadeh Publications, 2001. 6 $27.00

9647532199

Farrokhzad, Forough. Divan-e Forough Farrokhzad. Poetry, 251 pages, 15 cm. A collection of poetry in Persian, printed on glossy paper with a watermark similar to the cover image on all pages.  Includes photos and illustrations. Intisharat-e Sogan, 2005. 1 $34.99

224311074

9646026273

Farrokhzad, Forough. Divan-e Ashar. Poetry, 476 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems divided into five volumes: Aseer (Captive), Divar (The Wall), Osee-an (Turbulence), Tavalodi Digar (Another Birth), and Eman bee-ya Vareem be Aghaze Fasel Sard (Let us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season). Tehran: Morvarid, 1997. 7th Ed. Hardcover. There is a very slight binding defect on the inside front cover (this is a typical problem with Iranian publishers).  Regular price $70.00.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

1 $55.00

122939167

9646552021

Farrokhzad, Forough.  The Collection of Forough's Poems.  Poetry, 5 v., 15 cm. This 5-volume boxed set of Farrokhzad's poetry is in both Persian and English.  Translated by Mehdi Afshar and Manavaz Alexanderian. The five volumes are: Captive, The Wall, Turbulence, Another Birth and Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season. Published in Tehran by Heydari Printing House, 2006.  Limited Edition. Hardcover. ISBN: 9646552021 (v. 1) 9646552129 (v. 2) 9646552196 (v. 3) 9646552331 (v. 4) 964655282X (v. 5). OCLC 122939167.  The binding is often imperfect in at least two of the five volumes; this is a publishing defect and beyond our control. 1 $65.00

226113828

9649367187

Farrokhzad, Forough. Divan-e Kamel-e Ashar. Poetry, 390 pages, portraits, 22 cm. Complete collection of poems with an introduction by Shoja Aldin Shafa. This edition includes 12 pages of photographs, including childhood and family pictures. The book comes with an audio CD of Farrokhzad reading selected poems:
Tavalodi Digar (Another Birth);
Fateh-ye Bagh (Fateh Garden);
Aroosak-e Kuki (Wind-up Doll);
Eman Beeya Vareem be Aghaze Fasle Sard (Let us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season) (Parts 1 & 2)
Note: the CD is included at no charge; we have not tested it and cannot guarantee it will play. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Intisharat-e Marze-Fekr, 2005. 1st Ed. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

2 $65.00

79413406

9647259522

Farrokhzad, Forough. Majmu`ah-yi Soroodeha-ye Forough Farrokhzad. Poetry, 368 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian.The book comes with an audio CD of Farrokhzad reading selected poems:
Tavalodi Digar (Another Birth);
Fateh-ye Bagh (Fateh Garden);
Aroosak-e Kuki (Wind-up Doll);
Eman Beeya Vareem be Aghaze Fasle Sard (Let us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season) (Parts 1 & 2)
Note: the CD is included at no charge; we have not tested it and cannot guarantee it will play. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Note: the CD is included at no charge; we have not tested it and cannot guarantee it will play.
Tehran: Intisharat-e Shaadan, 2004. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

2 $52.00

9789640428559

 Kameli, Sarhang, Seyed Kamel.  Kamel: Majmo-e-ye Ashar-e Mahalee (Collected Folk Poems). Poetry, 140 pages, 22 cm. Compiled by Esmat Kameli.  Collection of folk poetry from the  Rubaiyat-e Koohe, Buluki, Larestani and Bandari regions in Persian. Born in Bandar-e Lengeh in 1281 (1902 CE), Kameli stayed in India for 20 years, where he earned a degree in agriculture. In 1341 (1962 CE), he became a colonel. He was fluent in English, Urdu, and Arabic as well as his native Farsi. In additiony, this book contains Dari (Afghan) poems with very extensive transliteration of the words from Dari to Farsi. This is an excellent resource for scholars.  Tehran:  Bandar Abbas Publications, 1387 (2008 CE). Out of Stock 1 Not for Sale
9789647359337

707689231

Kasrai, Siavush, compiler. Majmūʻah-ʹyi ashʻār. Poetry, 981 pages. This is a collection of some of the best-known Persian poetry.  Click here to view a partial list of contents. Tehran: Intisharat-e Negah, 1387 (2008 CE). Note: the book is new, but it has a serious binding defect toward the back and needs repair.

Package dimensions: 12" x 9" x 5"  Weight: 5-6 pounds.

1 $65.00

9649254706

Monsefi, Ebrahim. Ranj Tarane-ha, ketab-e aval. Poetry, 155 page, ill, 22 cm. Edited by Hassan Karami, this is the first volume of a two-volume collection of Monsefi's poems. Includes five photographs of this well-known poet and singer-songwriter from the Persian Gulf region. Tehran: Haft Rang Publications, 1381 (2002 CE).  Note: this book is in used condition. The pages are intact, and there is no writing or high-lighting, but there is noticeable shelf wear on the cover. 1 $24.99

96492254765

Monsefi, Ebrahim. Goft-eha-ye Nagofte, ketab-e duvom. Poetry, 123 page, ill, 22 cm. Edited by Hassan Karami, this is the second volume of a two-volume collection of Monsefi's poems. Tehran: Haft Rang Publications, 1382 (2003 CE).  Note: this book is in used condition. The pages are intact, and there is no writing or high-lighting, but there is noticeable shelf wear on the cover.

9786005733020

Moshiri, Faridun. Az Noor Haft Mezaneem (We Speak of Light). Poetry, 167 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian, with English translations by Mehdi Afshar. Tehran: Intisharat-e Parse, 2010. 1st Edition. 2 $27.00

9786005733013

Moshiri, Faridun. The First Glance (Nakhosteen Negah).  Poetry, 155 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian, with English translations by Mehdi Afshar. Tehran: Intisharat-e Parse, 2010. 1st Edition. 2 $27.00

9786005733051

Moshiri, Faridun. I Wish You Could Take an Axe to the Root of Ignorance (Metavanesi Kash). Poetry, 183 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian, with English translations by Mehdi Afshar. Tehran: Intisharat-e Parse, 2010. 1st Edition. 2 $27.00

9786005733006

Moshiri, Faridun. The Most Pleasant One (Delavis Tareen). Poetry, 167 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian, with English translations by Mehdi Afshar. Tehran: Intisharat-e Parse, 2010. 1st Edition. 2 $27.00

9786005733044

Moshiri, Faridun. It was Edelweiss Scent That ... (Boo-ye Gol-e Yakh Bod ke ...). Poetry, 165 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian, with English translations by Mehdi Afshar. Tehran: Intisharat-e Parse, 2010. 1st Edition. 2 $27.00

9786005733037

Moshiri, Faridun. Yad-e Yar-e Mehraban (Memory of the Kind Friend). Poetry, 197 pages, 22 cm. Collected poems in Persian, with English translations by Mehdi Afshar. Tehran: Intisharat-e Parse, 2010. 1st Edition. 2 $31.99

57323701

964611735X

Moshiri, Faridun.  With All My Tears: Selected Poems.  Poetry, 147 pages, 22 cm. Text in Persian and English.  Translated by Ismail Salami.  Tehran:  Zabankadeh Publications, 2000.  6 $24.00
9789642919345 Sepehri, Sohrab. Majmu`ah-yi Soroodeha. Poetry, 398 pages, 25 cm. 2nd Edition. Collected poems, including Hasht Ketab with additional poems. The text is entirely in Persian. Click here for a sample page. This edition includes an audio CD featuring Khosrow Shakibaye reading selected Sepehri poems set to music by Reza Ahmadian. Tehran: Shaadan, 1390 (2011 CE).

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

2 $60.00
9789642937684 Sepehri, Sohrab. Hasht Ketab. Poetry, 264 pages, 25 cm. A collection of eight books of poetry in one volume.  Text entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Adene-ye Sabz, 2010 (1st Edition). Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

1 $45.00
254472722

964641463X

Sepehri, Sohrab. Hasht Ketab. Poetry, 463 pages, 11 cm. A collection of eight books of poetry in one volume.  Text entirely in Persian (Farsi).  Tehran: Tahavori, 2000 (14th Edition). 

Package dimensions: 7" x 5" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

6 $39.99

254472722

9649007908

 

Sepehri, Sohrab. Hasht Ketab. Poetry, 457 pages, 24 cm. A collection of eight books of poetry in one volume.  Text entirely in Persian (Farsi).  Tehran: Tahavori, 2008.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

2 $55.00
978964256987 Sepehri, Sohrab. Hasht Ketab. Poetry, 336 pages, col ill, 26 cm. A deluxe edition of Sepehri's collected poems, which includes illustrations, many of which are Sepehri's own works. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Behzad, 2010. 1st Ed. Hardcover with dust jacket and slipcase.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

1 $70.00
9789642530052 Sepehri, Sohrab. Hasht Ketab. Poetry, 264 pages, col ill, 24 cm. 1st Edition. Sepehri's eight books of poems in one volume.  This is a limited edition of 500 copies. Tehran: Edelat Gostar, 1389 (2010 CE). Hardcover with dust jacket. Click here for a sample page.

Package dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

2 $60.00

964689545X

Sepehri, Sohrab. The Sound of Sohrab’s Step (Sada-ye Pa-ye Sohrab). Poetry, 132 pages, 15 cm. Selected poems, both in the original Persian with translations into English by Mehdi Afshar.  This edition includes photographs of Sepehri as well as five of his paintings. Tehran: Parsé, 2007. 3rd Ed. Hardcover, limited edition. 4 $29.00

52044627

9646117171

Sepehri, Sohrab. The Traveler/We Nothing But Look. Poetry, 161 pages, 21 cm. Collection of poems in English and Persian.  Abbas Zahedi, trans.  Tehran: Zabankadeh Publications, 2002.  10 $24.00

52253090

9646117058

Sepehri, Sohrab. The Water’s Footfall/The Green Volume. Poetry, 113 pages, 21 cm. Collection of poems in English and Persian. Abbas Zahedi and Ismail Salami, trans. Tehran: Zabankadeh Publications, 2001. 19 $24.00

55223639

964372056X

 

Sepehri, Sohrab. Ashiq Hamishah Tanhast (The Lover Is Always Alone). Poetry, 215 pages, 21 cm. Collected poems with English translations by Karim Emami. Tehran: Sokhan Publishers, 2005. Hardcover. 1 $55.00

56931331

9643511502

Shamlu, Ahmad. Majmu`ah-yi asar: daftar-e yekom sherha 1323-1378 (Collected Works 1945-1999; vols. 1&2). Poetry, 1118 pages, 22 cm. Collection of poems in Persian. Tehran: Negah, 2007. 7th Ed. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 12" x 9" x 5"  Weight: 5-6 pounds.

1 $60.00

9646542050

Youshij, Nima. Naqus. Poetry, 101 pages, 21 cm. Collection of poems in Persian. Tehran: Intisharat-i Murvarid, 1995. 1 $16.99

369483958

9644183706

Sepehri, Sohrab. Divan-e Kamel va Jami Hadeye Sohrab Sepehri (Complete Works of Sohrab Sepehri). Poetry, Literary Criticism, 481 pages, 24 cm. The legendary poet's works in one comprehensive volume. Compiled by Dr. Abbas Attari Kermani. Includes a biography and glossary with critical analysis (in Persian), with the poems translated into English and French. Tehran: Nashre Aseem, 2007. Out of Stock 0 $85.00