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  • Bozorg Alavi (بزرگ علوی in Persian) (February 2, 1904 – February 18, 1997) was an influential Iranian writer, novelist, and political intellectual. He was a founding member of the communist Tudeh Party of Iran in the 1940s and – following the 1953 coup against Premier Mohammad Mossadegh – spent the rest of his life in exile in Germany, first during the Pahlavi regime, then returning to Germany once more following the 1979 revolution. Chashm'hā'yash (Her Eyes), which was published in Iran in 1952 and was subsequently banned, is considered his finest novel. alavi was also a very close friend of Iran's famous writer "sadegh hedayat", these two created a literary group when they were residing in paris called "sab'e group". although his novel "her eyes" is considered his masterpiece, alavi also wrote many other books which indeed are also perfect in their own style ; an example of this is the novel "chemdan" which was written under the influence of freudian psychology. his other novels "mirza", "53 nafar" and "gilemard" which is used in Iranian textbooks for high-school. he did return to tehran after the revolution but did not stay too long and decided to head back to Germany. Bozorg Alavi's contribution to Iranian Literature was profound and shall not be forgotten. (en)
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  • Bozorg Alavi (بزرگ علوی in Persian) (February 2, 1904 – February 18, 1997) was an influential Iranian writer, novelist, and political intellectual. He was a founding member of the communist Tudeh Party of Iran in the 1940s and – following the 1953 coup against Premier Mohammad Mossadegh – spent the rest of his life in exile in Germany, first during the Pahlavi regime, then returning to Germany once more following the 1979 revolution. (en)
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