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PERSIAN LITERATURE

PERSIAN LITERATURE is a body of poetic and other literary works created principally, but not exclusively, in Iran. Beyond the present political boundaries of Iran proper, Afghanistan, the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia, and Turkey have been home to a rich body of literary work written in Persian. In the context of Iran's full and multifaceted participation in and contributions to what has been called "the Islamic civilization," Persian literature constitutes a rich, diversified, and autono ...more

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