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No heaven for Gunga Din

Ali Mirdrekvandi

No heaven for Gunga Din

the British and American officers" book

by Ali Mirdrekvandi

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Gollancz, 1965.

Statementedited and with an introduction by John Hemming ; with a foreword by R.C. Zaehner.
ContributionsHemming, C. John.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13964339M

  Director: George Stevens. Cast: Cary Grant, David Niven, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Joan Fontaine, Sam Jaffe. Genre: Action-Adventure. Studio: Turner.   In , Gholamreza, Laleh and I met in Borujerd, where Ali is buried. The following year, Gholamreza finished his film, No Heaven for Gunga Din, and I finished a book, Yeki Nabud (One There Wasn't), which is inspired by the Nurafkan archive. The title, Yeki Nabud, reflects my preoccupation with 'wheres' and 'nowheres', absences and presences, visibility .

Iranian author, self-educated servant to American and British officers in Iran during World War II, for whom he wrote his only published book, No Heaven for Gunga Din: Consisting of the British and American Officers' Book (?; ), a fantasy about a group of dead officers and their faithful servant, veterans of a future world WAR, who wander through the Milky Way and other . In the final three lines, the soldier regrets the abuse he dealt to Din and admits that Din is the better man of the two. The poem was published as part of a set of martial poems called the Barrack-Room Ballads. In contrast to Kipling's later poem "The White Man's Burden", "Gunga Din" (/ ˌ ɡ ʌ ŋ ɡ ə ˈ d iː n /.

The Lesson poem by Rudyard Kipling. Boer War. Page.   MIRDREKVANDI, ʿALI, nicknamed “Gunga Din,” author of “Irradiant,” a popular epic written in broken English in the midth is known about ʿAli Mirdrekvandi, except that he was a poorly educated native of Luristan who had, incredibly, taught himself enough English to write “Irradiant.”.


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Inwhen the war had extended to the Middle East to the farthest reaches of the smallest village, and the British and American forces were stationed in Teheran, a peasant from Lorestan presented himself for duty: his aim, he said, to learn English.

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[email protected][redacted] wrote: > Can anyone tell me who the REAL (and anonymous) author was of that fine > little gem "No Heaven for Gunga Din" (, E.P. Dutton & Co). Our library's edition of the book (, Gollancz) credits the authorship to Ali Mirdrekvandi, who usually went by "Gunga Din", at least when around English speakers.

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No heaven for Gunga Din; consisting of the British and American officers' book. [Ali Mirdrekvandi] -- In a story made up by a Persian peasant, a group of officers wandersabout the firmament in search of Heaven. "Gunga Din", lines View the full poem on Wikisource.

The poem is a rhyming narrative from the point of view of an English soldier in titular character is an Indian water-carrier (a bhishti) who, after the narrator is wounded in battle, saves his life only to be shot and the final three lines, the soldier regrets the abuse he dealt to Din and admits that Din is the.

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[Ali Mirdrekvandi; C John Hemming]. Subject: Re: No Heaven for Gunga Din. The book is in fact a scathing commentary not just on Kipling, but colonial racism in general.

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