- Farhad Shakely
Farhad Shakely (born 1951) is a prominent Kurdish writer, poet and researcher. He is one of the founders of modern Kurdish poetry in the post-Goran period. He was born in 1951 in the province of
Kirkukin Iraq. He began publishing poetry in 1968. In the early 1970's he studied in the Kurdish department of the Baghdad University. He joined the Kurdish national movement under the leadership of Mustafa Barzany in 1974 and went to Syriain 1975. He lived in Germanyfrom Autumn 1977 to Summer 1978. Finally he settled in Swedenin the same year. In 1981, after studying for one year at the University of Stockholm, he went to Uppsala Universitywhere he studied Iranian languages. He is now teaching in the same university. He published a Swedish-Kurdish Journal between 1985 and 1989 called "Svensk-Kurdisk Journal". Moreover he published a literary Kurdish magazine, Mamosta-y Kurd (31 issues) between 1985 and 1996. In 1992, he published Kurdish nationalism in Mam and Zin of Ahmad Khani, a literary history that was translated into Swedish, Turkish and Arabic. Many of his poems have been translated into Persian, Arabic, Norwegian, Swedish, English, French, Italian, Icelandic and Danish.
He has written 20 books, including:
#Project of a secret coup, in Kurdish, 1973.
#A river of light flowing from the red sun, in Kurdish, Beirut, 1977.
#The smell of darkness (short stories), in Kurdish, Stockholm 1997.
#Acclivity, in Kurdish, 1981.
#Kurdish nationalism in "Mam and Zin" of Ahmad Khani, in English, Sweden, 1983. (Translated to several languages)
#String, Sweden, 1985.
#Kurdish artistic prose, in Swedish, Sweden, 1989.
#I engrave your picture on the walls of my jail, in Kurdish 1994.
#All my secrets are revealed, all your revelation is concealed, in Kurdish 2001, 2nd edition 2002, Sulaimani, Kurdistan, 3rd edition, Hawler Kurdistan 2006.
#This Lamp Illuminates My Heart and Burns My Age, in Kurdish, Hawler, Kurdistan 2006.
#Tuwan, Translation of the novel by "Eva Boholm-Olsson", Pham Van Dôn, 28 pp., Kurdiska kulturförl, Stockholm , 1986. ISBN 91-86146-26-2
#Alfons û cinawireke, Translation of the work by "Gunilla Bergström", 29 pp., Kurdiska kulturförl., Stockholm, 1989. ISBN 91-86146-29-7. (Original title: Alfons och odjuret)
#Ay filbaz, Alfuns Obiri!, Translation of the work by "Gunilla Bergström", 25 pp., Kurdiska kulturförl, Stockholm, 1990. ISBN 91-86146-33-5. (Original title: Listigt, Alfons Åberg!)
#Bahar-i Tazade, Translation of the work by
Astrid Lindgren, 32 pp., Kurdiska kulturförl, Stockholm, 1990. (Original title: Vår i Bullerbyn)
#Pipi, Kiçey Gorawîdirêj, Translation of the work by
Astrid Lindgren, 24 pp., Kurdiska kulturförl, Stockholm, 1991. ISBN 91-86146-36-X (Original title: Känner du Pippi Långstrump?)
#Evgeni Pasternak, Translation of the work by
Boris Pasternak, 55 pp., Kulturfören. Sverige-Kurdistan, 1995. ISBN 91-972384-6-5
#Tûte paqijiyê dike(Tûte gisik dedat), Translation of the work by "Gunilla Wolde" ( with Ali Çîftçî), 25 pp., Spånga : Apec, 1996. ISBN 91-89014-01-4 (Original title: Totte städar)
#Tûte xanî çêdike. Translation of the work by "Gunilla Wolde", (with Ahmed Cantekin), 25 pp., Spånga : Apec, 1996. ISBN 91-89014-02-2 (Original title: Totte bygger)
#Pariya., Translation of the work by
August Strindberg, 60 pp., Malmö : Rosengård, 2000. ISBN 91-89489-11-X (Original title: Paria)
# [http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0SBL/is_18/ai_n13784452 Farhad Shakely in International Journal of Kurdish Studies, Jan. 2005]
# [http://www.barzan.com/farhad_shakely_4.htm Farhad Shakely, Life for a Kurdish poet in Exile]
# [http://www.kerkuk-kurdistan.com/kulturek.asp?ser=4&cep=3&nnimre=509 Reflections of a Kurdish poet–An interview with Farhad Shakely]
# [http://www.immi.se/kultur/authors/kurder/shakely.htm Ferhad Shakely, Immigrant Institutet] (in Swedish)
#My Soul is Intoxicated and my Body is Ruined by a Goblet of Love, in:Orientalia Suecana, Vol. LI-LII (2002-2003), pp. 399-404.
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