Language and Literature-My Uncle Napoleon: A Novel
Javadi, Hasan, The Middle East Journal
My Uncle Napoleon: A Novel, by Iraj Pezeshkzad. Tr. by Dick Davis. Washington, D.C.: Mage Publishers, 1996. 499 pages. Gloss. to. p. 507. $29.95.
Reviewed by Hasan Javadi
The novel and short story, in their modern form, were introduced into Persian literature earlier in this century. It was in 1921 that Muhammad `Ali Jamalzadeh published the first collection of Persian short stories, his Farsi Shakar Ast. In the last two decades, Persian fiction has reached new heights, and many remarkable novelists and short story writers have published their works. But, strangely enough, there are very few works of fiction in the field of humor, comedy and satire. Apart from some works …
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Publication information: Article title: Language and Literature-My Uncle Napoleon: A Novel. Contributors: Javadi, Hasan - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 51. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 1997. Page number: 618+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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