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country of citizenship: Iran
language of expression: Persian
occupation: poet, teacher
Mohammad Shams Langeroodi (Persian: شمس لنگرودی) (born November 17, 1950 in Langerood, Iran) is a contemporary Iranian poet, author and university lecturer. He has researched extensively on different periods of Persian poetry, most famous of which has resulted in An Analytic History of Persian Modern Poetry in four volumes. He is currently in the process of publishing his second novel.
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