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Diary of House Arrest

Translators’ preface to our translation of Hasan Alizadeh

Dr Mohammad Mosaddeq under house arrest ( Ahmadabad, Iran, 1965). Public domain via Wikimedia.

The preface that follows is taken from the unpublished manuscript of our forthcoming translation, Diary of House Arrest: Poems of Hasan Alizadeh. Co-translated from the Persian by Kayvan Tahmasebian and Rebecca Ruth Gould(Arc Publications, 2022). The preface appears here for the first time.



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Rebecca Ruth Gould

Poetry, politics, author’s rights, the Caucasus, Iran, Palestine. Writer. Educator. Support my work ☕