Huschang Golschiri

Huschang Golschiri (Persian: هوشنگگلشیری [huːˈʃæŋgʲ golʃiːˈriː]; * 16. March 1937 in Isfahan, † 5. June 2000 in Teheran) was an oppositional of Iranian writers.

Golschiri was born 1937 in Isfahan, buildup however in Amadan . After the return to its hometown 1955 and the conclusion of its education he worked first as a teacher, before he took up the study of the Persian literature at the University of Isfahan, where he came both with literary and political circles into contact. 1962 for the first time it became, because of opposition against the Schah - regime, arrested, could be study after some months detention however to resume. Starting from 1976 he taught at the university of the arts in Teheran. In addition it was an editor of several literary magazines, which were usually forbidden after few expenditures.

Both in the monarchy and in the Islamic republic engaged itself Golschiri for liberty of opinion and the abolishment of the censorship, which brought in several detentions, lehr and publication prohibitions for him, whereby he went around again and again the latters by private seminars and readings. Since the 1960er-Jahren exerted itself it for the establishment of an independent Iranian writer federation, among other things as Mitinitiator of the explanation of the 134.

The literary break-through came to first publications of poems and Kurzgeschichten and the telling volume „mesl e hamische “(„like always “) with the avant-garde short novel „shazdeh ehtedschab “(„prince Ehtedschab “) 1968. Numerous Kurzgeschichten and narrations followed, of which many could not be published in Iran. Golschiris last and longest novel „dschinn nameh “(„the book of the Dschinn “) appeared 1997 in Sweden. It died in June 2000 at Meningitis.

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