All publications

(2013)

  • Conflict and Development in Iranian Film, ed. A. Seyed-Gohrab & Kamran Talattof, Leiden: Leiden University Press.
  • "Politics and Persistence: The Development of Iranian Film" in Conflict and Development in Iranian Film, ed. A. Seyed-Gohrab & Kamran Talattof, Leiden: Leiden University Press,  (together with Kamran Talattof), pp. 9-18.
  • "Marzieh Meshkini's The Day I became a Woman" in Conflict and Development in Iranian Film, ed. A. Seyed-Gohrab & Kamran Talattof, Leiden: Leiden University Press, pp. 135-43. 

(2012)

  • "Magie van Omar Khayyam in hedendaags Perzië," in Jaarboek 6, van Nederlands Omar Khayyam Genootschap, Woubrugge: Avalon Pers.

  • Jaarboek 6, van Nederlands Omar Khayyam Genootschap, Woubrugge: Avalon Pers (ed. together with Jos Coumans).

  • (accepted) "The Rose and the Wine: Dispute as a Literary Device in Classical Persian Literature," in Iranian Studies.

  • Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry, Leiden/Boston: Brill (edited volume).

  • "Waxing Eloquent: the Masterful Variations on Candle Metaphors in the Poetry of Hafiz and his Predecessors," in Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry, Leiden/Boston: Brill, pp. 81-123.

  • "Introduction Persian Rhetorical Figures," in Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry, Leiden/Boston: Brill, pp. 1-13.

  • "No Reward - Martyrdom as Piety, Mysticism and National Icon in Iran," in Der Islam: Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur des islamischen Orients, issue 1-2, 87, pp. 248-73.

  • (forthcoming) "The Flourishing of Persian Quatrains after Omar Khayyam" in The History of Persian Literature, vol. ii, ed. E. Yarshater, I.B. Tauris.

(2011)

  • "Khomeini the Poet Mystic" in Die Welt des Islams: International Journal for the Study of Modern Islam, 51, pp. 438-458.
  • "Middeleeuwse Perzische poëzie op het antwoordapparaat," in Madoc: Tijdschrift over de Middeleeuwen, 25, nr. 1, p. 21-30

  • "A Mystical Reading of Nezami's use of nature in the Haft Peykar" in A Key to the Treastures of Hakim: Artistic and Humanistic Aspects of Nizami Ganjavi's Khamsa, eds. J.C. Bürgel & Ch. van Ruymbeke, Leiden: Leiden University Press, 181-93.

  • "Middeleeuwse Perzische poëzie op het antwoordapparaat," in Madoc: Tijdschrift over de Middeleeuwen, 25, nr. 1, pp. 21-30.

(2010)

  • Spiegel voor geluid: Mohammad-Rezâ Shafii Kadkani, Vertaald en ingeleid door Asghar Seyed-Gohrab, Leidschendam: Quist.
     
  • Iemand die op niemand lijkt: gedichten van Forugh farrokhzâd, Vertaald en ingeleid door Asghar Seyed-Gohrab, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • "The Erotic Spirit: Love, Man and Satan in Hafez's Poetry" in Hafiz and The School of Love in Classical Persian Poetry, ed. L. Lewisohn, London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 107-21.
  • "‘The Traveller' and the Sun's Companionship: Universal Mysticism in Sohrâb Sepehri" in Writings and Writing: from another world and another era, Ed. R.M. Kerr & T. Milo, Cambridge: Archetype, 393-447.
  • Tree voor tree naar Gods troon: essays over het leven en werk van Mowlana Jalal al-Din Rumi, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • "Rumi en de school van de liefde: antinomistische motieven in Rumi's werk" in Tree voor tree naar Gods troon: essays over het leven en werk van Mowlana Jalal al-Din Rumi, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • Renate Würsch, Nizamis Schatkamer der Geheimnisse. Eine Untersuchung zu Makhzan ul-asrar, Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2005, x + 419 pp., ISBN: 3-89500-462-6, in Bibliotheca Orientalis. No. LXVII 1/2, pp. 226-28.

 (2009)

  • Martelaren: van mystieke weg tot oorlogspad in the Series Mededelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Amsterdam: KNAW Press, 72, No. 4.
  • "The Lure of the East" in Iran and the Netherlands: Interwoven through the Ages, Rotterdam: Barjesteh, pp. 106-111.
  • The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, under Islamic Religious Dress in Central and Southwest Asia: Shiite religious dress.
  • The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, under Religious Events and Dress in Central and Southwest Asia: Muharram and Dress.

(2008)

  • "Drinkgelagen en vagebonden in Ayatollah Khomeini's poëzie" in ZemZem: Tijdschrift over het Midden-Oosten, Noord Afrika en islam, No. 3, pp. 60-7.
  • Dehghani, Y., Persian-English / English-Persian Learner's Dictionary, IBEX Publishers, Bethesda, 2006, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXV, Leiden: NINO, No. 3-4, pp. 509-10.
  • Delshad, F., Persische Chrestomathie klassischer und moderner Prosawerke vom 10. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert, Mit Autobiographien, Annotationen und Glossar. Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXV, Leiden: NINO,No. 3-4, pp. 510-11.
  • Mohammadi, Mohammad Hadi and Zohre Qayeni, Tarikh-e adabiyyat-e kudakan-e Iran, 7 vols., Chista, Tehran, 2001-2005, in Persica, 22, pp. 67-9.
  • Aminrazavi, M., The Wine of Wisdom: The Life, Poetry and Philosophy of Omar Khayyam, Oxford: Oneworld, 2005, Pp. 404. ISBN 1-85168-355-0, in International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 40, pp. 163-64.
  • Johanson, L. and C. Bulut (Eds.), Turkic-Iranian Contact Areas. Historical and Linguistic Aspects (Tucologica 62). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2006, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXV, Leiden: NINO, No. 1-2, pp. 232-35.
  • O'Kane, B., Early Persian Painting: Kalila and Dimna Manuscripts of the Late Fourteenth Century, I.B. Tauris, London / New York: 2003, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXV, Leiden: NINO, No. 1-2, pp. 235-37.

 (2007)

  • Seyed-Gohrab, A.A. & S. McGlinn, The Treasury of Tabriz: the Great Il-Khanid Compendium, Amsterdam, Rozenberg Publishers / West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University press.
  • Jamali of Delhi, i. Life; ii. Works in Encyclopaedia Iranica, London, Routledge, (www.iranica.com).
  • Safina-ye Tabriz in Encyclopaedia Iranica, London, Routledge, (www.iranica.com)
  • Seyed-Gohrab, A.A. & F. Doufikar-Aerts & S. McGlinn, Gog and Magog: The Clans of Chaos in World Literature, Amsterdam, Rozenberg Publishers / West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University press.
  • Perzisch-Nederlands: een basiswoordenboek, Leidschendam: Quist. (with G.R. van den Berg and M. van Zutphen, amounting to more than 14.000 entries)
  • "My Heart is the Ball, Your Lock the Polo-Stick: The Development of Polo Metaphors in Classical Persian Poetry" in The Necklace of the Pleiades: Studies in Persian Literature Presented to Heshmat Moayyad on his 80th Birthday, ed. F. Lewis & S. Sharma, Amsterdam, Rozenberg Publishers / West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University Press, pp. 183-205.
  • "Casing the Treasury: the Safina-yi Tabriz and its Compiler" in Seyed-Gohrab, A.A. & S. McGlinn, The Treasury of Tabriz: the Great Il-Khanid Compendium, Amsterdam, Rozenberg Publishers / West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University press.
  • "Literary Works in Tabriz's Treasury" in Seyed-Gohrab, A.A. & S. McGlinn, The Treasury of Tabriz: the Great Il-Khanid Compendium, Amsterdam, Rozenberg Publishers / West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University press.
  • "Unfathomable Evil: The Presentation of Gog and Magog in Persian Literature" in Gog and Magog: The Clans of Chaos in World Literature, Amsterdam, Rozenberg Publishers / West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University press.
  • "Geloof en ongeloof in de poëzie van Rumi" in Eutopia: Internationaal venster op politiek, cultuur en kunst, no. 18, pp. 45-53.
  • Raana aan de vijver: gedichten van Sohrab Sepehri, Vertaald en ingeleid door A.A. Seyed-Gohrab, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • Hushang Golshiri: Het Overwinningslied van de magiërs en andere verhalen, Vertaald en van een voorwoord voorzien, Amsterdam: Bulaaq (with G.R. van den Berg, J.T.P. de Bruijn, J.G.J. ter Haar).
  • Brunner, R., & W. Ende, ed., The Twelver Shia in Modern Times: Religious Culture & Political History, Leiden: Brill, 2001, xxii + 395 pp., in Bibliotheca Orientalis LIX, No. 5-6, pp. 790-93.

(2006)

  • De Perzische muze in de polder: de receptie van Perzische poëzie in de Nederlandse literatuur, Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers. (edited together with Marco Goud)
  • Leyli o Majnun. In Encyclopaedia Iranica, London, Routledge, (www.iranica.com)
  • Wasf (description); i. Description as a relief; ii. Wasf and riddling poems; iii. Development in descriptive style in Encyclopaedia Iranica, London, Routledge, (www.iranica.com)
  • "Description (Wasf) and Ekphrasis in Anvari's Poetry" in Studies on the Poetry of Anvari, ed. Daniela Meneghini, Venice: Studi Eurasiatici, Ca'Foscari University, pp. 111-26.
  • "Nawoord" in Shahrnush Parsipur: Vrouwen zonder mannen, Amsterdam: Bulaaq, pp. 117-27.
  • "Voorwoord" in De Perzische muze in de polder: de receptie van Perzische poëzie in de Nederlandse literatuur, Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers, (together with Marco Goud), pp. 7-11.
  • "Kwatrijnen van Omar Khayyam in de Boot uit Tabriz" in Jaarboek van het Nederlands Omar Khayyam Genootschap, Woubrugge: Avelon Press.
  • ‘Een schipper van was, kleiner dan God': gedichten van Nader Naderpur, vertaald door Hans de Bruijn & Asghar Seyed-Gohrab, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • Aïda in de spiegel enandere gedichten: Ahmad Shamlu, vertaald door Asghar Seyed-Gohrab & Hans de Bruijn, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • (second edition 2009) Ik voel deernis met de tuin: gedichten van Forugh Farrokhzâd, Vertaald en ingeleid door A.A. Seyed-Gohrab, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • (second edition 2007) De klank van de voetstappen van het water: gedichten van Sohrab Sepehri, Vertaald en ingeleid door A.A. Seyed-Gohrab, Leidschendam: Quist.
  • Shahrnush Parsipur: Vrouwen zonder mannen, Amsterdam: Bulaaq, (with G.R. van den Berg)
  • Parsinejad, I., A History of Literary Criticism in Iran (1866-1951). Literary Criticism in the Works of Enlightened Thinkers of Iran: Akhundzade, Kermani, Malkom, Talebof, Maraghe'i, Kasravi and Hedayat. IBEX Publishers, Bethesda, 2003, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXIII, Leiden: NINO, No 3-4, pp. 411-14.

 (2005)

  • "Life, Cult and Impact of Khâja ‘Abdollâh Ansâri of Herât," in Âshnayan-e rah-e `eshq: majmu`a maqalati dar mo`arrefi-ye shanzda `aref-e bozorg, ed. M.R. Esfandyar, Tehran: Iran University Press, pp. 135-66.
  • "Ayatollah Khomeini en de wijnschenker" in Een vis in een fles raki: Literatuur en Drank in verschillende Culturen, ed., R. Kruk, & S. Houppermans, Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers, pp. 115-130.
  • "The Symbolism of Veiling and the Poetics of Unveiling in Early Modern Persian Poetry" in Khil'a: Journal of Dress and Textiles in the Islamic World, No. 1, Leuven: Peeters, pp. 107-21.
  • "Een dichter die de lelie aasprak met ‘U'": Sohrab Sepehri (1928-1980) en de klank van de voetstappen van het water, in Differentiatie en Integratie: 25 jaar Voorbereidend jaar Anderstalige Studenten aan de VU (Ervaringen van oud-studenten), ed. VASVU, Amsterdam: Vrije universiteit, pp. 78-81.
  • Loloi, P., Hâfiz, Master of Persian Poetry: A critical Bibliography. English Translations since the Eighteenth Century, London / New York: I.B. Tauris, 2004, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXII, Leiden: NINO, No. 5-6, pp. 617-619.
  • (2005) Hunzai, F.M., Nasir Khusraw: Knowledge and Liberation: a Treatise on Philosophical Theology (A New edition and English Translation of the Gushayish wa Rahayish), introduction and commentary by P. Morewedge, London / New York: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies London, 1998, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXII, Leiden: NINO, No. 3-4, pp. 371-373.
  • (2005) Cannon, G., & A.S. Kaye, The Persian Contributions to the English Language: An Historical Dictionary, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2001, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXII, Leiden: NINO, No. 3-4, pp. 369-71.
  • (2005) Hägg, T., & B. Utas, The Virgin and her Lover: Fragments of an Ancient Greek Novel and a Persian Epic Poem, Leiden: Brill, (Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures, (30), 2003, xii + 278 pp., in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXII, Leiden: NINO, No. 1-2, pp. 149-53.
  • (2005) Hunsberger, A.C., Nasir Khusraw: the Ruby of Badakhshan, a Portrait of the Persian Poet, Traveller and Philosopher, London / New York: I.B. Tauris, Ismaili Heritage Series, 4, 2003, pp. xxi + 292, in International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 456-58.

(2004)

  • "The Place of Persian Ra" in Words in Their Places: a Festschrift for J. Lachlan Mackenzie, ed. H. Aertsen, et al., Amsterdam, VU, pp. 241-56. (with M. van Staden)
  • "Ayatollah Khomeini als dichter-mysticus" in Sharqiyyât: Journal of the Dutch Association for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, No. 16/2, pp. 89-108.
  • Davis, D., Panthea's Children: Hellenistic Novels and Medieval Persian Romances, New York, Bibliotheca Persica Press (no. 3), 2002, ii+ 120 pp., in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXILeiden: NINO, No-3-4, pp. 437-440.
  • Yamamoto, K., The Oral Background of Persian Epics: Storytelling and Poetry, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2003, xxiv + 191 pp., in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXI, Leiden: NINO, No-3-4, pp. 443-47.
  • Babayan, K., Mystics, Monarchs, and Messiahs: Cultural Landscape of Early Modern Iran, London / Cambridge / Massachusetts: Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs xxxv, 2002, ISBN 0932885284, lvi + 575 Pp. in The Middle East and South Asia Folklore Bulletin, volume 20 No 1, Winter Issue.
  • Sharma, S., Persian Poetry at the Indian Frontier: Mas`ûd Sa`d Salmân of Lahore, Delhi: Permanent Black, 2000, xii + 208, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXI, Leiden: NINO, No-3-4, pp. 440-43.
  • Saberi, R., A Thousand Years of Persian Rubáiyát: An Anthology of Quatrains from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century Along with the Original Persian, IBEX Publishers, Bethesda, 2000, 589 pp., in Bibliotheca Orientalis XLI, Leiden: NINO, No 1-2, pp. 237-39.
  • An Iranian in Nineteenth Century Europe: the Travel Diaries of Haj Sayyah (1859-1877), Trans. M. Nasser Deyhim, Bethesda, Maryland: IBEX Publishers, 1999, 23 cm, 379, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXI, Leiden: NINO, No. 1-2, pp. 235-37.
  • Jahangiri, N. Gilaki Dialect of Lahijan: a Study on Phonology, Morphology & Lexicon, Studia Culturae Islamicae No. 74 (1-3), Iranian Studies No. 16, three volumes, Tokyo, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, 2003, (26 cm, vol. I, pp. ix + 188, vol. ii, 189-512, vol. iii, 513-810). ISSN 1340-5306, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LXI, Leiden: NINO, No. 5-6, pp. 638-39.

(2003)

  • Layli and Majn‎un: Love, Madness and Mystic Longing in Nezâmi's Epic Romance, Leiden / Boston: E.J. Brill.
  • Seyed-Gohrab, A.A., Haar, J.G.J. ter & Kon, R.E. (Eds.) "De band met u, mijn vriend, verbreek ik niet": Liber Amicorum voor Kamil Banak. Leiden: Opleiding TCIMO, 138 pp.
  • "‘De provincie van de zon': volkspoëzie uit Khurasan" in De Band met u, mijn vriend, verbreek ik niet, Leiden: TCIMO, pp. 93-110.
  • "A Treasury from Tabriz: a Fourteenth-Century Manuscript Containing 209 Works in Persian and Arabic" in Persica: Annual of the Dutch-Iranian Society, No. 19, Leuven: Peeters, pp.125-64.
  • "Majnun-i bahana-pardaz: nigarishi bar mafhum-i bahana in Abdullah Hatifi's Layli-u Majnun" in Nashr-i Dânish, vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 27-32, Iran University Press, Tehran.
  • Thackston, W.M., A Millennium of Classical Persian Poetry: A Guide to the Reading & Understanding of Persian Poetry from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century, Bethesda, Maryland: IBEX Publishers, 1994, second edition 2000, 186 Pp, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LX, Leiden: NINO, No. 3-4, pp. 501-504.
  • Jaafari-Dehaghi, Mahmoud, Dâdestân î Dçnîg, Part I, Transcription, Translation and Commentary. (Studia Iranica, Cahier 20). Editions Peeters, Leuven, 1998, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LX, Leiden: NINO, No. 1-2, pp. 235-37 (with J. Cheung).
  • The Splendour of Iran (3 volumes), ed. N. Pourjavady, London: Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2001, vol. i: Ancient times 544 pp.; vol. ii, Islamic period, 528 pp.; vol. iii, Islamic period 416 pp, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LX, Leiden: NINO, No. 5-6, pp. 793-98.
  • Jahangiri, N., A Sociolinguistic Study of Persian in Tehran. (Studia Culturae Islamicae No. 69, Iranian Studies No. 15). Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, 2000, in Bibliotheca Orientalis LX, Leiden: NINO, No. 1-2, pp. 230-35.

(2002)

  • The Mirror of Meanings, Translated with an introduction and glossary, Costa Mesa, California: Mazda Publishers, (The parallel Persian text has been prepared by N. Pourjavady).
  • Dabashi, H., Truth and Narrative: The Untimely Thoughts of `Ayn al-Qudât al-Hamadhânî, Richmond: Curzon Press, 1999, in International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 34, May, No. 2, pp. 375-76.
  • Ernst, C.W., Rûzbihân Baqli: Mysticism and the Rhetoric of Sainthood in Persian Sufism. Richmond: Curzon Press, 1996, in International Journal of the Middle East Studies, Vol. 34, May, No. 2, pp. 378-80.

(2001)

  • Omar Khayyâm: Geleerde en dichter uit Perzië in de overlevering en de verbeelding, Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, Leiden. (with J.C.M. Biegstraaten, J.T.P de Bruijn, J.M.G. Coumans).
  • "‘The Spinning of the Mill Lightens My Soul'" in Persica: Annual of the Dutch-Iranian Society, No 17, Leuven: Peeters, pp. 107-26.
  • "The Art of Riddling in Classical Persian Poetry" in Edebiyât: Journal of Middle Eastern and Comparative Literature, Vol. 12, pp. 15-36.
  • "De Kaars en de Nachtvlinder: een Liefdesmetafoor in Perzische Poëzie" in Sharqiyyât: Journal of the Dutch Association for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, No. 12, pp. 1-19.
  • Sharma, S., Persian Poetry at the Indian Frontier: Mas`ûd Sa`d Salmân of Lahore, Delhi: Permanent Black, 2000 in Nashr-i Dânish, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 60-2, Iran University Press, Tehran.
  • Bruijn, J.T.P. de, Persian Sufi Poetry: An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Poems, Richmond: Curzon, 1997, in Nashr-i Dânish, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 52-4, Iran University Press, Tehran.

(2000)

  • "Majnun's Image as a Serpent" in The Poetry of Nizami Ganjavi: Knowledge, Love, and Rhetoric, eds. J.W. Clinton & K. Talattof, pp. 83-95, Palgrave, New York.
  • "Insects in Classical Persian Literature: the Case of the Ant" in Persica: Annual of the Dutch-Iranian Society, No. 16, Leuven: Peeters, pp. 77-112,
  • "Sayr-i tahavvul va kârbandî-yi chîstân dar shi`r-i Fârsî" in Nashr-i Dânish, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp.7-16, Iran University Press, Tehran.

(1999)

  • "Magic in Classical Persian Amatory Literature" in Iranian Studies, vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 71-97.
  • Yadollah Royaï: Een luide stem uit de Perzische poëzie, (vertaald door Seyed-Gohrab, et al), Rotterdam.
  • Afkari, A., Perzisch-Nederlands Woordenboek, Amsterdam: Vazhe, 1998, "Tajâvuz ba farhang va farhang-nivîsî" in Gardûn, Jahrgang 10, Nrs. 8 & 9, pp. 186-88.

(1998)

  • Gedichten van Saadi, Iqbal, en Sepehri, in De Zee de Zee: Gedichten uit de hele Wereld, Verzameld door K. van Dorp, pp. 61-4, Van Gennep, Amsterdam. (with J.T.P. de Bruijn)
  • Turner, C.P., Layla and Majnun by Nizami, London: Blake, 1997, in Journal of the Society of Iranian Studies, pp. 5-6.

(1997)

  • "Neither" and "As the Story Told" in Maks: A Persian Journal of Literature. No. 6, pp. 46-7, Baran Publishers, Sweden.
  • Bruijn, J.T.P. de, De Rozentuin, Amsterdam: Bulaaq, 1997, Târîkhcha-yi Gulistân dar ustân-i gul" in Gardûn, Jahrgang 8, No. 56, p. 35.
  • "De Deur van de ‘Sea of Stories' is geopend" in Soera: Tijdschrift voor het Midden-Oosten, pp. 38-9.

(1996)

  • "In the Silence You Don't Know" in Education for Transition: Bridging Non-Western Schools and Western Higher Education, pp. 35-7, VU University Press, Amsterdam.

(1995)

  • "Some Elucidatory Notes on Masûdî's Sûrat al-Ghorâb" in Maks: a Persian Journal of Literature. No. 1, pp. 8-21, Baran Publishers, Sweden. (This article is reprinted in the journal Baran: Persian Quarterly on Culture, Literature, History and Politics, no. 14-5, Winter/Spring, 2007, pp. 99-105).
  • "Animula Vagula" in Maks: a Persian Journal of Literature. No. 2, pp. 25-31, Baran Publishers, Sweden.

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