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Name  Nasrin Rahimieh
Education  University of Alberta
Books  Missing Persians

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Nasrin Rahimieh is a professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine.


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Rahimieh went to University of Alberta and earned a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 1988. Rahimieh was interested in researching areas such as: Iranian Cinema, Iranian Diaspora, Women's Writing and Modern Persian Literature.


After Rahimeh immigrated to Canada, she began her career as professor in Alberta

She is a past-President of the International Society for Iranian Studies, Middle East Studies Association of North America, and Canadian Comparative Literature Association


  • Forugh Farrokhzad: Iconic Woman and Feminine Pioneer of New Persian Poetry, co-edited with Dominic Parzviz Brookshaw, London: I B Tauris, 2010, 236 pp
  • Co-editor, special issue of Radical History Review, The Iranian Revolution Turns Thirty, 105 (Fall 2009), 187 pp
  • Translation from Persian into English of the novel The Virgin of Solitude, by Taghi Modarressi, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2008, 384 pp
  • Co-editor, special issue of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Iranian American Literature, 33.2 (2008), 208 pp
  • Missing Persians: Discovering Voices in Iranian Cultural Heritage, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 208 pp
  • Oriental Responses to the West: Comparative Essays in Select Writers from the Muslim World, Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1990, 124 pp
  • Articles and Chapters in Books
  • “Reflections of the Cold War in Modern Persian Literature, 1945-1979,” in Global Cold War Literature: Western, Eastern and Postcolonial Perspectives, ed. Andrew Hammond, New York: Routledge, 2012, 87-99.
  • “Persian Incursions: The Transnational Dynamics of Persian Literature,” in A Companion to Comparative Literature, eds. Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, 296-311.
  • “Capturing the Abject of the Nation in The House is Black,” in Forugh Farrokhzad, Poet of Modern Iran: Iconic Woman and Feminine Pioneer of New Persian Poetry, eds. Dominic P. Brookshaw and N Rahimieh, London: I B Tauris, 2010, 125-137.
  • “Divorce Seen through Women's Cinematic Lens,” Iranian Studies 42:1 (2009): 97-112.
  • “Hedayat’s Translations of Kafka and the Logic of Iranian Modernity” in Sadeq Hedayat: His Work and His Wondrous World, ed. Homa Katouzian. London: Routledge, 2008: 124-135.
  • “Border Crossing,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 27.2 (2007): 225-232.
  • “Manifestations of Diversity and Alterity in the Persian Literary Idiom,” in Critical Encounters: Essays on Persian Literature and Culture in Honor of Peter J. Chelkowski, eds. Mohamad Mehdi Khorrami and M. R. Ghanoonparvar, Costa Mesa: Mazda, 2007: 21-35.
  • “Overcoming the Orientalist Legacy of Iranian Modernity,” Thamyris/ Intersecting No. 10 (2003): 147-63.
  • “Capturing Cultural Transformation on Film: Makhmalbaf’s A Moment of Innocence,” Edebiyat 12 (2001): 195-214
  • “Refocusing Alloula's Gaze: A Feminist Reading of The Colonial Harem,” in Atlantic Cross-Currents: Transatlantiques, eds. Susan Z. Andrade, Eileen Julien, Micheline Rice-Maximin, and Aliko Songolo, Trenton: Africa World Press, 2001: 91-100.
  • “Framing Iran: A Contrapuntal Reading of Two Cinematic Representations of Post Revolutionary Iran,” Edebiyat 9 (1998): 249-275
  • “Iranian-American Literature,” in New Immigrant Literatures of the United States: A Sourcebook, ed. Alpana Sharma Knippling, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996: 109-124
  • References

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