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Mainstream, VOL LX No 8, New Delhi, February 12, 2022

Audio: Let Us Believe in the Dawn of the Cold Season | Iran’s beloved iconoclastic feminist poet, Forugh Farrokhzad (1935 - 1967)

Saturday 12 February 2022

Let Us Believe in the Dawn of the Cold Season

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0013hcr

Maryam Zohdi introduces the life and work of Iran’s beloved iconoclastic feminist poet, Forugh Farrokhzad (1935 - 1967). Her work, her life and her tragic death aged just 32.

With contributions from Ebrahim Golestan, Farzaneh Milani and Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak.

Translations by Sholeh Wolpe, Farzaneh Milani and Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak.

Readings by Shahrbanou Nilou.

With thanks to Nasser Saffarian, BBC Persian and Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna.

Original music by Roshi Nasehi with Graham Dowdall
Sound Design by Nigel Lewis
Directed by John Norton
Produced by Maryam Zohdi and John Norton for BBC Cymru Wales

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