Goli Taraghi

Goulia Ghardashkhani (Philipps-Universität - Marburg)
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Goli Taraghi is a contemporary Iranian short story writer and novelist. She was born in Tehran on October 10, 1939 (=Mehr 17, 1318 in the Iranian calendar) into a prosperous and culturally progressive family. Her father Lotfollah Taraghi was the chief editor and director of the weekly journal


[Progress] (intermittently published between the years 1929 and 1965) (‘Abedini, 1990: 54). Through his journalistic occupation and his occasional interest in story writing, Lotfollah Taraghi played a significant role in his daughter’s later career as a writer. After high school, at around the age of fifteen, Goli Taraghi left Iran for the United States to attend college. In 1963, she returned to Tehran with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Drake University, Iowa (Mozaffari et…

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Citation: Ghardashkhani, Goulia. "Goli Taraghi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 August 2018 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13681, accessed 28 May 2024.]

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