Namira (book)

Namira (means Immortal, Persian: نامیرا) is a novel in Persian language by Sadegh Karamyar. Its story is based on the Battle of Karbala.[5] The book has been published by Neyestan Publications in Iran.[6]

Namira
AuthorSadegh Karamyar
Original titleنامیرا
CountryIran
LanguagePersian
SubjectBattle of Karbala
Genre
  • Novel
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Religion
PublisherNeyestan
Publication date
2009
Pages336[1]
Awards • Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards[2]
 • Top Religion and Research Books[3] (an Iranian book festival)
 • Iran's Book of the Year Awards[4]

AuthorEdit

Sadegh Karamyar is an Iranian writer and film director. He was born in 1959 in Tehran, Iran.[7] Karamyar was in charge of the special magazine called "Information of the Front" (Persian: اطلاعات جبهه) in the Iran–Iraq War zones from 1986 to 1988, and from 1993 to 1996 he was in charge of the literary page "Sprouts of Thought" (Persian: جوانه‌های اندیشه) of the Ettela'at newspaper and also the deputy editor of the film magazine called "People and Cinema" (Persian: مردم و سینما) affiliated to the Farabi Cinema Foundation. Karamyar is known in Iran for writing novels such as "Namira" (Persian: نامیرا) and "Burning Plains" (Persian: دشت‌های سوزان) as well as directing series such as "The Day Before" (Persian: یک روز قبل) and "The Memoirs of an Unfinished Man" (Persian: خاطرات یک مرد ناتمام).[8][9] He has a first-class artistic certificate from the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, has written several novels, screenplays and has directed several films and TV series. One of the Karmiyar's other activities in the cultural field is the literary and artistic management of Tehran Municipality Cultural and Artistic Organization for more than five years.[10][11]

ThemeEdit

The main core of the Namira story, is the process of joining a man from the tribe of Bani Kalb named Abdullah ibn Umayr Abu Wahab to the army of Husayn ibn Ali in Battle of Karbala.[12] The book is a simple narrative that starts from the situation of city Kufa and reaches the Battle of Karbala.[13]

The Namira story expression is fluent and in modern language so as to create intimacy that attracts the audience. The author has used the singular third person or the omniscient personality to tell the story.[5]

AwardsEdit

The book Namira has been recognized as a book worthy of appreciation in the third period of Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards, which is considered the most expensive literary award in Iran, in 2009.[14] The book was also introduced as the selected work of the fourth festival of "Top Religion and Research Books" (an Iranian book festival).[7][15]

According to Mehr News Agency, the fourth period of Rushana study campaign started with the novel Namira written by Sadegh Karamyar.[16]

The book Namira, also selected as Worthy of appreciation in the 28th Iran's Book of the Year Awards in 2009.[4]

Excerpts from this book were published in the form of an animation called Namira.[17][18]

The book Namira has been reprinted 33 times so far.[19]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "کتاب نامیرا [چ1] -کتاب گیسوم" [Namira Book [E. 1] – Gisoom Book] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  2. ^ "دوره سوم – جایزه ادبی جلال آل احمد" [Third Volume – Jalal Al-Ahmad Literary Award] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  3. ^ "کرمیار: "نامیرا" روایت داستانی است که هرگز نمی میرد" [Karmiyar: "Namira" is a story that never dies] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  4. ^ a b "کتاب سال – موسسه خانه کتاب" [Book of the Year – Book House Institute] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  5. ^ a b "کتاب "نامیرا" از جاودانگی واقعه عاشورا می گوید" [The book "Namira" talks about the immortality of Ashura] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  6. ^ "کتاب نامیرا اثر صادق کرمیار _ ایران کتاب" [Namira book by Sadegh Karamyar _ Iran Book] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  7. ^ a b "صادق كرميار – بانک جامع اطلاعات سینمای ایران" [Sadegh Karamyar – Comprehensive database of Iranian cinema] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  8. ^ "نامیرا؛ روایتگر واقعۀ عظیم عاشورا" [Namira; Narrator of the great event of Ashura] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  9. ^ "صادق کرمیار نویسنده کتاب حریم" [Sadegh Karamyar, author of the book Hareem] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  10. ^ "صادق کرمیار میهمان "اتفاق ترانه" می_شود – خبرگزاری آنا" [Sadegh Karamyar will be the guest of "Ettefaq-e Taraneh" – Ana News Agency] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  11. ^ "صادق کرمیار میهمان "اتفاق ترانه" می_شود- اخبار فرهنگی تسنیم" [Sadegh Karamyar will be the guest of "Ettefaq-e Taraneh" – Tasnim Cultural News] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  12. ^ "روایتی از پیوستن عبدالله بن عمیر به سپاه حسین بن علی(ع)_عاشورای نامیرا+عکس" [A story about Abdullah Ibn Umayr joining the army of Hussein Ibn Ali (AS) _Ashura in Namira + Photo] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  13. ^ "10 کتابی که باید در محرم بخوانیم – مشرق نیوز" [10 books we should read in Muharram – Mashregh News] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  14. ^ "اهدای جایزه گرانقیمت جلال و تحرک تازه در جهان داستان _ خبرگزاری فارس" [Awarding an expensive prize for new glory and dynamism in the world of fiction _ Fars News Agency] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  15. ^ "صادق کرمیار – راسخون" [Sadegh Karamyar – Raskhoon] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  16. ^ "چهارمین پویش مطالعاتی روشنا با "نامیرا" کلید خورد – خبرگزاری مهر" [The fourth study of Rushana study campaign was launched with "Namira" – Mehr News Agency] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  17. ^ "فیلم:: انیمیشن معرفی کتاب "نامیرا"" [Film :: Animation Introducing the book "Namira"] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  18. ^ "تیزر پویانمایی "نامیرا" منتشر شد" [The animated teaser of "Namira" has been released] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  19. ^ "کتاب نامیرا [چ33] -کتاب گیسوم" [Namira Book [E. 33] – Gisoom Book] (in Persian). Retrieved 15 April 2021.

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