Parvin Etesami, the most famous Iranian female poet, was born on 17 March 1906 in Tabriz. At an early age she came with her father Etesamolmolk to Tehran and settled there. Because of the literary personality of Etesamolmolk, his house was frequented by figures such Sayyed Nasrollah Taqavi, Ali Akbar Dehkhoda, and Bahar. With his command of French and Arabic, Etesamolmolk had access to books and journals which were at that time published in Cairo, Damascus, Baghdad, the Caucuses, and Europe. Parvin grew up under the supervision of his father and in a literary and scholarly environment, reached intellectual maturity and familiarized with the thoughts of the elite of her time's literature. She learned Persian and Arabic from her father and studied at Tehran's American Girls School. She graduated from there in 1923 at the age of 18 and taught there for awhile. Ten years later at the age of 28, she married. Her husband, a cousin of his father and a police officer, took her to Kermanshah four months after the marriage. However, after 2.5 months of staying with him, Parvin returned to his father's house and in summer of 1935 she officially divorced as a result of her husband's addiction to drugs and corruption. Parvin's collection of poems (divan) was first published in 1935. By then she was a renowned poet and had
been writing poetry for 20 years Literary figures were familiar with poems that were printed in the second column of Bahar journal published by her father. In the winter of the year, the ministry of education awarded her with a scientific medal. In summer of 1936 she was employed as a librarian at the ministry.
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