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Ashuri, Daryush

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr
Place
Washington, D.C.
Date
July 19, 1990 and April 19, 1991
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
Interviewee Details
Lexicologist, Essayist and Translator.
Abstract
Educational background; recollections of involvement in politics in the 1950s; on the National Front and its activities after 1953; recollections of literary activities in the 1950s and 1960s; recollections of cooperation with Khalil Maleki and the Third Force Party (Niru-ye Sevvum); relations between the opposition forces and the regime; on the first and second Writers' Association of Iran; recollection of General Naser Moqaddam, and impressions of political thinking within SAVAK; assessment of the political activities of the liberal and leftist forces in the 1960s; on the Iranian intellectuals and the Revolution of 1978-79.

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