Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani

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Mohammad–Reza Shafiei Kadkani
محمدرضا شفیعی کدکنی
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Shafiei Kadkani in 2015
Born Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani
(1939-10-10) October 10, 1939 (age 77)
Kadkan, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Iran
Pen name M. Sereshk
Occupation Poet, university professor, researcher and author
Nationality Persian
Alma mater University of Tehran
The poem Travel safely as a wallpoem in Leiden

Mohammad Reza Shafiei Kadkani (Persian: محمدرضا شفیعی کدکنی‎‎, also [Romanize]d as Mohammad–Reza Shafi'i Kadkani) (born 1939) is a Persian writer, poet, literary critic, editor, and translator.[1]

Born in Nishapur, Razavi Khorasan, Shafiei-Kadkani graduated from Tehran University with a doctorate degree in Persian literature. He was a student of prominent figures as Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, Mohammad Moin, and Parviz Natel-Khanlari.

He is currently professor of literature at Tehran University. Shafiei-Kadkani is known for his works on literary criticism and modern Persian poetry.

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  1. ^ Iran Daily - Panorama - 09/24/05

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