Manouchehr Atashi

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Manouchehr Atashi
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Born(1931-09-25)September 25, 1931
Dashtestan, Iran
Died November 20, 2005(2005-11-20) (aged 74)
Tehran, Iran
Resting place Booshehr
Occupation Poet, writer, interpreter and journalist.

Manouchehr Atashi (Persian : منوچهر آتشی) (September 25, 1931 November 20, 2005) was a Persian poet, [1] writer, and journalist.

Persian language Western Iranian language

Persian, also known by its endonym Farsi, is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. It is a pluricentric language primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and some other regions which historically were Persianate societies and considered part of Greater Iran. It is written right to left in the Persian alphabet, a modified variant of the Arabic script.

The Persians are an Iranian ethnic group that make up over half the population of Iran. They share a common cultural system and are native speakers of the Persian language, as well as closely related languages.


He was born in 1931 in Dashtestan, Bushehr province. His poetry is the poetry of the revolting warrior of the humiliated southern tribesman. He takes his work seriously and although attached to his native birthplace his poems are universal scope. In his later works Atashi has relaxed his rhythm and has moved toward direct expression of emotion.


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  1. Aslan, Reza (2010). Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East. W. W. Norton & Company. p. 559. ISBN   0-393-06585-5.