BEHBAHANI, SIMIN (Simin Behbahāni, b. Tehran, 28 Tir 1306 Š./1927, d. Tehran 28 Mordād, 1393 Š./2014; Figure 1, Figure 2), eminent Iranian poet and human rights activist, who is noted for her innovative treatment of the ghazal (ḡazal) and her distinctive poetic voice, at once traditional and provocatively contemporary.

i. Life.

ii. Poetry.

iii. Prose.

iv. Selected Bibliography.

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Originally Published: November 30, 2016

Last Updated: November 30, 2016