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Tahirih unveiled

Julia Older

Tahirih unveiled

by Julia Older

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Published by Turning Point in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulia Older
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3565.L314 T34 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24891422M
    ISBN 109781933456591
    LC Control Number2007922478

    Julia Older is wearing her “First Veil” poem on the cover of Tahirih Unveiled (Turning Point Books, ), a novel-in-verse about early poet and women’s rights activist Tahirih of Persia. For a collaboration, NH linguist and fabric artist Rachel Lehr took a veil-length piece of her hand-dyed silk and Older’s poem to her Afghan Handwork. The Top bar in Tahirih iconography is the nine-pointed star which forms the Tau or Tree of Life. The bottom line of the pyramid connecting with the vertical line of the Tau in the Tahirih Symbol is more in conformity with Rudolph Steiner’s explanation in his book the Temple Legend (pp ). It is the top half of the cross indicating.

    About the Author Julia Older has written poetry, essays, fiction, nonfiction and plays. Four of her eleven poetry books are book-length poems, including the mythical journey of Hermaphroditus in America and Tahirih Unveiled, based on the life of Persia’s first women’s rights activist. Tahirih Unveiled by Julia Older: The Queen of Water by Laura Resau: Wild Flight (Walt McDonald First-Book Series in Poetry) by Christine Rhein: Shout Her Lovely Name by Natalie Serber: The Empty House by Faith Shearin: Sima's Undergarments for Women by Elana Stanger-Ross: Wild: From Lost to Found.

    Older’s poetry includes a verse drama, Tales of the François Vase, which was broadcast by Radio Works over 60 NPR stations, and Tahirih Unveiled, a verse-novel honoring 19th century poet and women’s rights activist Tahirih of Persia. Tahirih unveiled by Julia Older (Book) Táhirih by Clara Edge (Book) The calling: Tahirih of Persia and her American contemporaries by Hussein Ahdieh (Book).


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Tahirih unveiled by Julia Older Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book, Tahirih Unveiled, is organized chronologically from her birth to her death, starting with her many different names, moving to the donning of her first veil for her meeting with the scholars, her acceptance of the Bab, her escape to Bagdad and her teaching, her tortures, the conference which she led, and her arrests, trial and execution.5/5(2).

The book, Tahirih Unveiled, is organized chronologically from her birth to her death, starting with her many different names, moving to the donning of her first veil for her meeting with the scholars, her acceptance of the Bab, her escape to Bagdad and her teaching, her tortures, the conference which she led, and her arrests, trial and execution.5/5.

Táhirih unveiled: poet, theologian and revolutionary Táhirih – an important figure in Persian history – helps us imagine a more diverse feminism and a. Cover of the book "Tahirih: A Poetic Vision" - The complete authenticated story of a young Persian poetess, named Tahirih, who was strangled with her own veil in by the religous authorities of Tehran.

Thousands of her followers from Baghdad to Constantinople removed their veils and started the suffrage movement in   As Tahirih’s powerful story spread, many authors began to depict her as a heroic figure in scholarly treatises, books and plays.

Edward Granville Browne—one of the most important scholars to first bridge the distance between the Western and Persian worlds, and the only Westerner who met Baha’u’llah—wrote glowingly about Tahirih.

"One hundred and fifty years ago, Tahirih stunned Iran and shocked her fellow believers by removing her veil in the company of men at the conference of Badasht. This volume is a compilation of. After the Báb had declared His mission, and His first book, “The Best of Stories,” was circulated, Táhirih was reading a section of the text one day, and she came upon that same verse, which she had noted down from the dream.

Tahirih Unveiled by Julia Older A booklength sequence of poems, a novel in verse, about Tahirih of Persia () opening new perspectives on the Persian culture — yesterday and today. Tahirih The Pure.

Kalimat Press, Los Angeles, USA. ISBN Ruhe-Schoen, Janet (). Rejoice in My Gladness: The Life of Tahirih. Baha'i Publishing Trust, Wilmette, IL, USA. ISBN Tahirih Justice Center is named after a prominent figure in 19th century Middle Eastern history and the persecuted Bahá’í faith.

Born inTahirih (TAH-heh-ray) was an exemplar of women’s strength in Persia, at a time when most women were kept illiterate and hidden from the public sphere.

The Story of Tahirih. Nina Shahriaree At a time in the Middle East when women wore veils by law and the country, entirely ruled a group of Muslim men, under the strict Muslim law, curbing women's rights greatly, Tahirih was born.

The year was aboutthough records were destroyed in an attempt to wipe away her memory. The dramatic presentation was produced by journalist Kamale Selim Muslimgizi and came at a time when the life of Tahirih was gaining renewed attention and interest in Azerbaijani society due, in part because a book on Tahirih’s life and works that were translated and published in which catalyzed a growing interest among the people of Azerbaijan about the life of this iconic champion of women’s emancipation.

Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman have just released an insightful and exciting new book titled The Calling: Tahirih of Persia and Her American Contemporaries. One day she was a guest in the home of Mullá Javád, a cousin on her mother’s side, and there in her cousin’s library she came upon some of the writings of Shaykh Ahmad-i-Ahsá’í.

3 Delighted with what he had to say, Táhirih asked to borrow the writings and take them home. Mullá Javád violently objected, telling her: “Your father is an enemy of the Twin Luminous Lights, Shaykh. The book which introduced the Báb to a broad generation of European intellectuals was “Religions et philosophies dans l'Asie central” (Religions and philosophies of Central Asia), by Arthur de Gobineau ().

He wrote a description of Tahirih which conveys the degree of her talent and capacity and the high regard in which she was held.

Tahirih Justice Center is a non-partisan, tax-exempt (c) charitable organization (EIN # ). Gifts are tax deductible as allowable by law. She has three books out this year: TAHIRIH UNVEILED and TALES OF THE FRANÇOIS VASE (Turning Point Poetry Series, Spring/Fall ) and THIS DESIRED PLACE, the second novel of an Isles of Shoals Trilogy.

Her first novel, THE ISLAND QUEEN, is about New Hampshire writer Celia Thaxter; Older also edited Thaxter's SELECTED WRITINGS. Tahirih in History, Edited by Sabir Afaqi, published by Kalimat Press,p.

[2] Tahireh did not give titles to her poems. For easier identification, each poem here has been given an arbitrary title taken from the text of a translation.

Review of Two Books on the Life of Tahirih. Janet Ruhe-Schoen, Rejoice in My Gladness: The Life of Táhirih (Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing, ), pages. Available at US BDS and on Amazon.

Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman, The Calling: Táhirih of Persia and Her American Contemporaries (Bethesda, MD: Ibex Publishers, ), pages. Janet Ruhe-Schoen, Rejoice in My Gladness: The Life of Táhirih (Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing, ), pages.

Available at US BDS and on Amazon. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman, The Calling: Táhirih of Persia and Her American Contemporaries (Bethesda, MD: Ibex Publishers, ), pages. Available at US BDS and on Amazon. Reviewed for The [ ].

Julia Older has written poetry, essays, fiction, nonfiction and plays. Four of her eleven poetry books are book-length poems, including Tales of the François Vase and the mythical journey of Hermaphroditus in America and Tahirih Unveiled, based on the life of Persia's first women's rights activist.Four of her eleven poetry books are booklength poems, including the mythical journey of Hermaphroditus in America and Tahirih Unveiled, based on the life of Persia’s first women’s rights activist.

"Tahirih, regarded as the fair and spotless emblem of chastity and the incarnation of the holy Fatimih, appeared suddenly, adorned yet unveiled, before the assembled companions, seated herself on the right-hand of the affrighted and infuriated Quddus, and, tearing through her fiery words the veils guarding the sanctity of the ordinances of.