Foreign Literature Translated into Persian

 

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9786002781765 Arendt, Hannah. The Last Interview and Other Conversations. Philosophy, 136 pages, 22 cm. Translated into Persian by Hooshang Gerani. Arendt (1906-1975) was one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century. She fled Europe for the United States in 1941 and spent her career as a professor at a number of American universities, including the New School for Social Research and University of Chicago. She is best known for her books The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem.  This book is a collection of interviews spanning the period from approximately 1964 to 1973. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Qoqnoos, 2015. $14.99
 

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Böll, Henrich. The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (Abroo-ye Az Dazt Rafte Katharina Blum). Fiction, 145 pages, 22 cm. Translated into Persian by Sharif Lankarani. The story deals with the sensationalism of tabloid news and the political climate of panic over Red Army Faction terrorism in the 1970s Federal Republic of Germany (also known as West Germany). The main character, Katharina Blum, is an innocent housekeeper whose life is ruined by an invasive tabloid reporter and a police investigation when the man with whom she has just fallen in love turns out to be wanted by the police because of a bank robbery. Later it turns out that he is not a bank robber: he is a deserter from the Army who had stolen money from his camp before deserting. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Intisharat-e Kharazmi, 1985. 2nd Edition. Softcover with paper dust jacket. The last page of the glossary is loose and the dust jacket shows signs of wear.  It is a good readable copy. The text is entirely in Persian. There is no ISBN or OCLC.  Q1  $19.99

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Foucault, Michel. A Fourth Way. Philosophy, 402 pages, 22 cm. Translated into Persian by Ramin Jahanbegloo and Mansour Goudorzee.  Foucault's views on discourse and power. Click here for a more detailed description. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Nashre Ney, 2005. Fourth edition. There is some minor shelf wear along the bottom spine; all pages intact, like new otherwise. Q1  $24.99

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Malraux, Andre. Hope (Omid).  Fiction, 567 pages, 22 cm. Translated into Persian by Reza Husseini. Widely considered a masterpiece, this novel was inspired by Malraux's experiences during the Spanish Civil War of the late 1930s. The text is entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Intisharat-e Kharazmi, 1994.  Softcover with paper dust jacket. The dust jacket is torn and has been repaired with tape; there is some noticeable wear around the edges. There is a small hole through the cover and the first few pages. This is a good readable copy that will remain intact with careful handling. The text is entirely in Persian. There is no ISBN. Q1 $24.99

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Nesin, Aziz.  Kar Khane-ye Bachha-ye Sazee (The Baby-Making Factory). Fiction, 224 pages, 16.5 cm. Translated into Persian by Reza Hamrah.  A collection of 18 short stories by the Turkish satirist whose favorite targets were bureaucracy and hypocrisy. Tehran: Intisharat-e Pirooz, 1979. The text is entirely in Persian. There is noticeable cover wear, all pages intact and clean, binding good. Q1 $12.99

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Rolland, Romain. Jean Christophe (Zhan Kristof), Volumes 1 and 2. Fiction, 438 pages, 22 cm. Translated into Persian by M. A. Bih'azin. Rolland's novel was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915. The central character, Jean-Christophe Krafft, is a German musician of Belgian extraction, a composer of genius whose life is depicted from cradle to grave. He undergoes great hardships and spiritual struggles, balancing his pride in his own talents with the necessity of earning a living and taking care of those around him. Tormented by injustices against his friends, forced to flee on several occasions as a result of his brushes with authority and his own conscience, he finally finds peace in a remote corner of Switzerland before returning in triumph to Paris a decade later. Tehran: Intisharat-e Ferdowsi, 1998. 9th Edition. Hardcover in fine condition. The text is entirely in Persian. The ISBN (9645509122) may be incorrect; the OCLC number is 458723042.  Q1  $49.00

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Sartre, Jean-Paul. Devar (The Wall). Fiction, 128 pages, 21 cm. A novel by Jean-Paul Sartre, set during the Spanish Civil War, about three prisoners on the night before they are to be executed. Translated into Persian by Sadiq Hedayat (the text is entirely in Persian). Tehran: Jam-e Daran, 2003.  Q1 $14.99  

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Seth, Vikram. Yek khastigar-i khub (A Suitable Boy). Fiction, 864 pages, 24 cm. Set in India in the early 1950s, this novel is the story of families (the Kapoors, the Khans, and the Chatterjees) caught in a web of love and ambition, humor and sadness, prejudice and reconciliation, the most delicate social etiquette and the most appalling violence. Text entirely in Persian (Farsi). Tehran: Nashre Alborz, 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket; the dust jacket has several tears around the edges. The book is in fine condition. The text is entirely in Persian. There is no ISBN. OCLC: 35023411. Q1  $49.99

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Shamlu, Ahmad. Majmu`ah-yi asar: daftar-e duvom hamchum kuch-e-ye inteha (Collected Translations of Foreign Poets into Persian). Poetry, 618 pages, 22 cm. Tehran: Negah, 2005. 8th Ed. Hardcover. The text is entirely in Persian. Q2  $50.00

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Shamlu, Ahmad. Majmu`ah-yi asar. Fiction, 747 pages, 22 cm. Short stories by foreign authors translated into Persian. Tehran: Negah, 2004. 2nd Ed. Hardcover. The text is entirely in Persian.  Q2  $60.00