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Dānishvar, Sīmīn 1921-2012

Overview
Works: 107 works in 263 publications in 5 languages and 2,122 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PK6561.D263, 891.5533
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Most widely held works about Sīmīn Dānishvar
 
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Most widely held works by Sīmīn Dānishvar
Savushun : a novel about modern Iran by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A very engaging saga. Washington Post Book World: A powerfully resonant work... Publishers Weekly : Outstanding foreign fiction... USA Today Savushun (pronounced: sa-voo-shoonâ) is a folk tradition, surviving in Southern Iran from an undateable pre-islamic past, that conjures hope in spite of everything. The novel chronicles the life of a Persian family during the World War II Allied occupation of Iran. It is set in Shiraz, a town which evokes images of Persepolis and pre-islamic monuments, the great Persian poets, the shrines, sufis and nomadic tribes all within a historical web of the interests, privilege and influence of foreign powers, corruption, incompetence and arrogance of persons in authority. The story is seen through the eyes of Zari, a young wife, and mother, who copes with her idealistic husband while struggling with her desire for traditional family life and her need for an individual identity. simin daneshvar lives and continues to write in Iran
A Persian requiem : a novel by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tribal leaders in opposition to the government, the corruption of occupation, society torn apart by shifting political loyalties ... this is the background to one woman's powerful story. A Persian Requiem is a powerful and evocative novel. Set in the southern Persian town of Shiraz in the last years of World War II, when the British army occupied the south of Persia, the novel chronicles the life of Zari, a traditional, anxious and superstitious woman whose husband, Yusef, is an idealistic feudal landlord. The occupying army upsets the balance of traditional life and throws the local people
Savūshūn by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in Persian and Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bih kī salām kunam by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in Persian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jazīrah-ʼi sargardānī by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in Persian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman om en ung kvinde som bevæger sig i to meget forskellige miljøer - kunsten og det politiske
Sārbān sargardān : jild-i duvvum-i Jazīrah-ʼi sargardānī by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Persian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman om en ung kvinde som bevæger sig i to meget forskellige miljøer - kunsten og det politiske
Shahrī chūn bihisht by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
14 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in Persian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Az parandihʹhā-yi muhājir bipurs : majmūʻah-i dāstān by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in Persian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghurūb-i Jalāl by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in Persian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the life of Jalāl Āl Aḥmad, famous Persian litterateur; reminiscences of his wife
Shinākht va taḥsīn-i hunar by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
in Persian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Awrāzān : vaz̤ʻ-i maḥall, ādāb va rusūm, fulklūr, lahjah by Jalāl Āl Aḥmad( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1978 in Persian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Owrazan, a village situated in northern Iran
Māh-i ʻasal-i aftābī : Majmūʻah-ʼi dāstān by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in Persian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intikhāb : majmūʻah-i dāstān by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Persian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chihil ṭūṭī-i aṣl by Jalāl Āl Aḥmad( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in Persian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hunar va adabīyāt : guft va shunūdī bā Parvīz Nātil Khānlarī, Sīmīn Dānishvar by Parvīz Nātil Khānlarī( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in Persian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chihil ṭuṭī by Yutang Lin( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Persian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malik Jamshīd by Laylī Rīyāḥī( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Persian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Be ki salam konam? by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in Persian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama der Trauer = Savushun : Roman by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in German and Persian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frag doch die Zugvögel! : ihre besten Erzählungen by Sīmīn Dānishvar( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Daneshvar, Simin.
Dāneshvar, Sīmīn 1921-2012
Daneshwar, Simin
Daneshwar, Simin 1921-2012
Danesjwar, Simin
Danesjwar, Simin 1921-2012
Dānešvar, Sīmīn
Dānešvar, Sīmīn 1921-2012
Daneszwar, Simin.
Dānishvar, Sīmīn
Danishvar, Simin 1921-2012
Dānišvar, Sīmīn
Dānišwar, Sīmīn
Данешвар, Симин
دانشور، سيمين.
دانشور, سيمين 1300-1390
دانشور، سيمين 1921-
دانشور, سیمین.
Languages
Persian (138)
English (36)
German (6)
Spanish (2)
Arabic (1)
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