Javaheri, Mohammad Ali

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Javaheri, Mohammad Ali


Born 1913. Iranian poet and public figure.

A teacher by training, Javaheri was editor of the newspaper Zafar (Victory) and was imprisoned in 1948 for his anti-imperialist activity. He later emigrated to Europe. Javaherïs poetry is permeated with the spirit of the liberation struggle, particularly the poem “Stream” and the satire The Ill-Starred Lullaby, or the International Song of the Capitalists. Javaherïs poems were included in the collection Literature of the Masses (1945).


Nakhostin kongre nevisandegan Iran. Tehran, A.H. 1325 (A.D. 1946).
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