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A Critique of Contemporary Persian Fiction Bibliography. LCQ. 2013; 6 (24) :199-213
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-2154-en.html
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A Bibliography of Contemporary Persian Fiction was published in 2011 in 686+18 pages and large lectern size, with three attachments by the endeavour of The Department of Contemporary Literature of The Academy of Persian Language and Literature, under the supervision of Farideh Razi and collaboration of Ozra Shoja Karimi and Azadeh Golshani. This book covers 7069 entries and the bibliographic information of 14,046 books from the time of Constitutional Movement to 2010. Regarding the reputation of the publisher in publishing reference books, this book was expected to be free of errors (especially egregious errors must have been avoided); however, against all expectations, it turned out that the book was loaded with all kinds of errors and shortcomings to the extreme that the publisher later prepared an errata in the spring of 2012 titled Mostadrak which was launched with the book. Unfortunately, despite showing a lot of errors of the book, the errata itself suffered from other shortcomings and mistakes. We show some mistakes of both sources here and thus avoid the viewers of bibliography from being
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Article Type: Book Review | Subject: contemporary Persian fiction
Received: 2013/07/28 | Accepted: 2013/12/11 | Published: 2013/12/22

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