WorldCat Identities

Guppy, Shusha

Overview
Works: 37 works in 130 publications in 10 languages and 3,506 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History  Documentary films  World music 
Roles: Author, Singer, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist
Classifications: DS266, 955
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Shusha Guppy
 
Most widely held works by Shusha Guppy
Persian love songs & mystic chants by Shusha Guppy( Recording )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking back : a panoramic view of a literary age by the Grandes Dames of European letters by Shusha Guppy( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten portraits of some of the finest novelists, essayists and biographers of our time, women: Lesley Blanch, Lady Diana Cooper, Joan Haslip, Juliette Huxley, Molly Keane, Rosamond Lehmann, Diana Mosley, Frances Partridge, Kathleen Raine, P.L. Travers
The secret of laughter : magical tales from classical Persia by Shusha Guppy( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of stories, drawn from the rich treasury of Persian folk and fairytales, tells of love and longing, fate and human ingenuity, loss and grace. Some have sources in Persian classical literature, but the majority have been handed down orally through the generations, their provenance lost deep in the midsts of the past. Told by professional storytellers in bazaars and gatherings, they have been popularised the world over by the great poets Rumi and Firdowsi. A magic saucepan rescues the fortunes of a poverty-stricken widow's son, a wise lion awakens the luck of a lazy ne'er-do-well and a sorcerer imparts the secret of laughter to a young stable boy - who cures the king's melancholy and marries his daughter
A girl in Paris by Shusha Guppy( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first-hand account of the political and intellectual ferment in Paris during the 1950s including Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus by a women who left her childhood home in Persia to become an actress and singer
The blindfold horse : memories of a Persian childhood by Shusha Guppy( Book )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before the momentous Iranian Revolution of 1979, which placed the country under strict religious rule, Shusha Guppy grew up in a Persia delicately balanced between traditional Islamic society and the transforming forces of westernisation. In this eloquent memoir, she recreates the lost world of her childhood before the oil boom and the eventual overthrow of the Shah. Her magical tales about relatives and friends, music and drama, religious holidays and celebrations are interwoven with myth and legend, poetry and anecdote and provide a rare and optimistic portrayal of Iran. This is an enli
Bakhtiari migration : "the sheep must live"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a visually splendid coverage of the semi-annual Bakhtiari migration which takes about five weeks and covers 200 torturous miles. Half a million people and millions of sheep and goats cross the rugged Zagros mountains in southern Iran twice yearly to move between summer and winter pastures. Persian folk-singer Shushu is featured
Fairytales and folktales from ancient Persia( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magical tales from classical Persia by Shusha Guppy( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This magical collection of stories, gathered from the rich treasury of Persian folk and fairytales, tells of love and longing, fate and human ingenuity, loss and grace. Although their sources have been lost over the ages, the memory of these stories runs through the collective psyche of the Iranian people
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella L Bird( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hästen med förbundna ögon : persiska barndomsminnen by Shusha Guppy( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gülüşün gizi by Shusha Guppy( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Turkish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ung i Paris by Shusha Guppy( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Undetermined and Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persian love songs and mystic chants Sung by Shusha by Shusha Guppy( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tio kvinnor tio liv by Shusha Guppy( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From East to West( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in Persian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À la découverte d'une terre chargée d'histoire by Shusha Guppy( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sirr al-ḍiḥk : qiṣaṣ min al-siḥr wa-al-khayāl min al-turāth al-Fārisī al-kilāsīkī by Shusha Guppy( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Persian love songs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1974 in Persian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three journeys in the Levant by Shusha Guppy( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Une petite fumée de souvenirs : Juliette Huxley by Shusha Guppy( )

1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The secret of laughter : magical tales from classical PersiaFairytales and folktales from ancient PersiaMagical tales from classical Persia
Alternative Names
Assar, Shansi

Shusha Guppy

Shusha Guppy 1935-2008

Shusha Guppy schrijfster uit Iran (1935-2008)

Şûşa Guppy

شمسی عصار خواننده، نویسنده، و خواننده-ترانه‌سرا ایرانی

ഷുഷാ ഗപ്പി

Languages
English (69)

Persian (15)

French (10)

Swedish (4)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Malay (1)

Turkish (1)

Arabic (1)

Covers
A girl in ParisThe blindfold horse : memories of a Persian childhoodFairytales and folktales from ancient PersiaMagical tales from classical PersiaThree journeys in the LevantA girl in ParisThree journeys in the Levant