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Author Parvin, Manoucher.

Title Dardedel [electronic resource] : Rumi, Hafez, and Love in New York / Manoucher Parvin.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The Permanent Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (252 pages)
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Summary A most unusual novel is Manoucher Parvin's Dardedel: Rumi, Hafez, and Lovein New York. For starters, it's written in free verse. For another, it contrasts the world of thirteenth and fourteenth century Persia with that of present day New York, by bringing back to life the famed Persian poets Rumi and Hafez, who reincarnate themselves to help a suicidal Persian-American professor. It provides a double love story (is not Hafez still considered today to be one of the ablest poets of love?) and also touches on the nature of things (which is one of the reasons Rumi is still widely read throughout the world).
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Subject Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Poetry.
Ḥāfiẓ, active 14th century -- Poetry.
Deserts -- Poetry.
Reincarnation -- Poetry.
Taxicab drivers -- Poetry.
College teachers -- Poetry.
Iranian Americans -- Poetry.
New York (N.Y.) -- Poetry.
Iran -- Poetry.
Arizona -- Poetry.
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Other Form: Print version: Parvin, Manoucher. Dardedel : Sag Harbor, N.Y. : Permanent Press, c2003. 1579620825 (DLC)2002038175
ISBN 9781504024792 (e-pub)
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