Sunday, April 4, 2021

Mohammad Hoqouqi

Mohammad Hoqouqi (1937-2009) was an Iranian poet and critic. He was born in Isfahan and after graduating in Iranian Literature he taught for a number of years in both Isfahan and Tehran. He published a literary magazine “Jonge Isfahan” for a number of years and has left many collections of his own poetry. 

He was an exact and untiring critic of the modern Persian poetry, carefully selecting those poets who have left a new style in modern poetry. He wrote many important essays on many of the modern Iranian poets including Nima Yushij, Foroogh Farokhzad, Ahamd Shamlu, Sohrab Sepehri, Akhvan Saless.

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