Every student of Persian literature learns a myth where Sabk-e Hendi, or the Indian Style, is characterized by a period of literary decline. In recent years, many scholars have begun to not only challenge this notion, but also the idea of literary style as a historiographical marker and a category of analysis.
Iran is abuzz with rumors that a mummy has been found in southern Tehran – in the exact spot where the mausoleum of former Pahlavi monarch, Reza Shah, was once buried. What happens to the mummy now is anybody’s guess.
Me and my older brothers were born stateless in Kuwait. When I hear the “immigrants should go back to where they came from” rhetoric, I think “jokes on you, I have no where to go back to.”