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(2018-01-01) - Journal articleAs an artist, photographer and filmmaker, late Abbas Kiarostami continuously experimented with medium, style and storytelling throughout his long and fruitful career. I would like to argue that his filmmaking could be ...
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Nature and death in the poetry of al-Malā'ika, al-Shābbī and Shukrī, and certain English Romantic poets : a comparative study (University of St Andrews, 1989) - ThesisThe first part of this thesis, divided into two chapters, deals with the early background of European Romanticism; the reasons behind its appearance and problems of definition. There follows a discussion on the question ...
(2015-07-25) - Journal articleA study of Bahram Beyzaie and Wole Soyinka’s works reveals how in two disparate cultural settings, traditional structures and themes appear in modern forms to renegotiate people’s cultural identity. Both writers demythologize ...