Topic: Iranian literature

Iranian author Fariba Vafi (photo: Nashr-e Markaz)

Fariba Vafi's "Die Reise im Zug"

Portrait of a mother

Cover of the album "This Pale" (source: Lycopad Records)

"This Pale" – Rumi set to music

A celebration of the complexity of love

Roses on the grave of the poet Hafez in Shiraz, Iran (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Persian poetry in the 21st century

The poem in contemporary Iran

Iranian-German author Siba Shakib (photo: Giacomo Terracciano)

Interview with Iranian-German author Siba Shakib

"The notion of home is bound up with loss"

Cover of Nasser Kanani's "The Love Poetry of Hafez through the Lens of German Literature: Hafez and his German Devotees" (published in German by Königshausen & Neumann)

Iranian literature in Germany

Roses from Shiraz: German devotees of Hafez

The Iranian-German poet SAID in 2006 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpa-zentralbild/M. Schulte)

Obituary: Iranian-German poet SAID

Shout your names

The fourth "Tehran Book Fair without Censorship" was held at the same time as the Tehran Book Fair 2019. This exhibition denounces censorship and self-censorship in Iranian literature and culture (photo: DW)

Alireza Abiz' "Censorship of Literature in Post-Revolutionary Iran"

Iranian literature – the censor’s mindset

Illustration from Samad Behrangi's "Little Black Fish", by Farshid Mesghali (screenshot: YouTube)

Modern Persian literature

Five Farsi novels and their impact on Iranian pop culture

Symbolic image: Iranian schoolbooks (photo: DW)

Control and censorship in the Islamic Republic

Iran’s doctored schoolbooks and the disappearing girls

Deceased Iranian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian (photo: Tasnim)

Obituary: Iranian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian

The voice of the poets

Mahmoud Hosseini Zad (photo: Khabaronline)

Interview with Iranian translator Mahmoud Hosseini Zad

A naked image of the truth

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