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Interview: Hamid Dabashi Navigates 1400 Years of Persian Literary Tradition

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The Columbia University scholar discusses the theories of "literary humanism" advanced in his new book. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Thursday, November 29.

Book Excerpt: 'The World of Persian Literary Humanism' by Hamid Dabashi

L: The World of Persian Literary Humanism' by Hamid Dabashi (Harvard University Press, 2012). R: The author (Golbarg Bashi).
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What does it mean to be human? Columbia University scholar Hamid Dabashi explores this age-old question through the creative subversions of Persian literary tradition.