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Middle Eastern American
A World Between: Poems, Stories, and Essays by Iranian-Americans
Synopses & Reviews
Wide-ranging and deeply personal, this anthology explores the Iranian-American community's continuing struggle to understand what it means to be Iranian in America.
This collection is the first published anthology of writings by Iranian immigrants and first generation Iranian Americans.
About the Author
Persis M. Karim was born in the United States to an Iranian father and a French mother. She received a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Texas at Austin. Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami has lived in the United States since 1984. He is an assistant professor of Persian and Persian literature at New York University. Table of Contents
Foreword /Donnâe Raffat Introduction /Persis M. Karim and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami Namaz /Arash Saedina Nowruz /Arash Saedina Dastet dard nakoneh /Arash Saedina Yeki bud, yeki nabud /Arash Saedina Ta'rof /Arash Saedina Shab bekher /Arash Saedina Donya Hamineh /Arash Saedina Cheshmetun rowshan /Arash Saedina Takhteh-nard /Arash Saedina Piri bad ast /Arash Saedina My turn /Tara Fatemi I ain't no American beauty rose /Tara Fatemi Five p.m. express /Tara Fatemi My fifties-theme birthday party /Tara Fatemi.
ISBN: 9780807614457 Editor: Karim, Persis Editor: Khorrami, Mehdi M. Editor: Khorrami, Mehdi M. Editor: Karim, Persis Author: Khorrami, Mohammad Mehdi Author: Karim, Persis M. Author: Karim, Persis Editor: Khorrami, Mehdi M. Publisher: George Braziller Location: New York : Subject: American - General Subject: Anthologies (multiple authors) Subject: American literature Subject: Literary collections Subject: American literature (collections) Subject: American - Asian American Subject: Iranian Americans. Subject: Iranian Americans -- Literary collections. Subject: American literature -- 20th century. Subject: Middle Eastern Subject: Anthologies-General Copyright: 1999 Edition Number: 1st pbk. ed. Publication Date: 19990531 Binding: TRADE PAPER Language: English Illustrations: Yes Pages: 224 Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.9 in 0.965 lb
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