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  • HEDĀYAT, MOḴBER-AL-SALṬANA i. LIFE AND WORK

    Manouchehr Kasheff

    statesman, author, and musicologist (1864-1955). His political career include a role in the Constitutional Revolution, tenures as governor-general of Fārs and of Azerbaijan during World War I and its aftermath, and premiership in the early Pahlavi era.

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  • HEDĀYAT, MOḴBER-AL-SALṬANA ii. AS MUSICIAN

    Amemeh Yousefzadeh

    Apart from a book about musical theory, the Majmaʿ al-adwār (Tehran, 1938), we owe him one of the earliest complete notations of the repertoire of Persian music (radifs).

  • HEDĀYAT, REŻĀQOLI KHAN

    Paul E. Losensky

    Persian literary historian, administrator, and poet of the Qajar period (1800-1871).

  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ

    Multiple Authors

    (Hedāyat, Ṣādeq), the eminent fiction writer (1903-1951), who had a vast influence on the next generation of Persian writers.

  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ i. LIFE AND WORK

    Homa Katouzian and EIr

    Sadeq Hedayat was the youngest child of Hedā-yatqoli Khan Eʿteżād-al-Molk, the notable literary historian, the dean of the Military Academy.

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  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ ii. THEMES, PLOTS, AND TECHNIQUE IN HEDAYAT’S FICTION

    Michael Graig Hillmann

    Most of the short stories that Sadeq Hedayat wrote between the late 1920s and the mid-1930s are generally culture-specific, full of local color, and depict some aspects of Iranian life.

  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ iii. HEDĀYAT AND FOLKLORE STUDIES

    Ulrich Marzolph

    Hedayat is acknowledged as a major contributor in twentieth-century Iran to the growing awareness devoted to the collection and study of various aspects of everyday culture, particularly verbal art. 

  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ iv. TRANSLATIONS OF PAHLAVI TEXTS

    Touraj Daryaee

    Sadeq Hedayat traveled to India in 1936 and stayed for less than two years. In Bombay he began studying Middle Persian and some Pāzand with the Parsi scholar B. T.  Anklesaria.

  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ v. Hedayat in India

    Nadeem Akhtar

    Hedayat’s sojourn in India (1936) helped him add a new aspect to his works and provided him with the opportunity to study Middle Persian with the Parsi scholar Bahramgore Tahmuras Anklesaria. His story “Mihanparast” is apparently a reflection of his experience during the sea trip to India.

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  • HEDAYAT, SADEQ vi. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    EIr

    This article contains a selected bibliography of the works of Sadeq Hedayat.