Writing Before And Since The Iranian Revolution, Goli Taraghi Publishes Both In Iran And Abroad In This Collection Of Stories, She Poignantly Describes Her Childhood In Tehran And Portrays The Experience Of Exile With Her Family She Was One Of The First Iranian Women To Receive Critical Recognition As Well As Popularity For Her Short Stories And NovelsAlthough Taraghi Avoids Sensational Experimentation, Her Narratives Sparkle With A Freshness Of Style And Sensitivity Whether She Writes Of A Child Tip Toeing Through A Room Of Delicate Persian Furnishings Or Of A Grandmother Remembering Those Treasured Lost Objects, The Room Becomes Alive For The Reader Taraghi Rejects A Political Stance In Her Writings, But, At The Same Time, She Comments With Understated Humor And Wisdom On The Social And Cultural Value System Of Her CharactersAfter Taraghi Left The Patriarchal Society Of Post Revolutionary Iran, She Proceeded To Make Her Work Autobiographical Several Of The Stories In This Collection Deal With The Acculturation Process Of Moving After Experiencing The Heartbreak Of Uprooting And Displacement As A Whole, These Recent Stories Demonstrate A Trend In Which Taraghi Views Her Creative Self Unflinchingly As Feminine Her Work Becomes Richer And Complex As A Result Of This TransformationTranslator Faridoun Farrokh Gives The Stories Context And Critical Insight In An Excellent Introduction He Presents An Easy Reading Translation Without Losing The Delightful Persian Flavor Of Taraghi S Words
Goli Taraghi also transliterated as Goli Taraqqi or Gul Taraqq was born in Tehran in 1939 She has been honored as a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France, and her work has been widely anthologized, including in Reza Aslan s Tablet Pen Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East She lives in Paris.
- 160 pages
- A Mansion in the Sky: And Other Short Stories
- Goli Taraghi
- 13 August 2019 Goli Taraghi