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Farid Ghadami is an Iranian leftist writer and translator. His book Politics of Literature, which was published in 2014, has been one of the most controversial books on literary criticism in Iran in recent years. He has published more than fifty books in the fields of literature, philosophy, politics and art. He is also the first Persian translator of such works as James Joyce’s Ulysses, William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch and Jack Kerouac’s novels. Gahdami has taught engineering science for many years as a university lecturer in Iran and has authored a few books on engineering science, including Advanced Applied Engineering Mathematics (2017). He is currently writing his doctoral dissertation at University of Paris Est Creteil in American literature on the relationship between technology and democracy.

Celebration and the Road: The Holy Calculator of Walt Whitman

3 December 2021

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