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Reconstruction of Subjectivity: Spatial Reproduction and Geo-Mental Narrative in Inaam Kachachi’s The American Granddaughter

Mahshid Namjoo; Leila Baradaran Jamili

Volume 19, Issue 29 , March 2023, , Pages 121-143


  Introduction: This research aims to investigate the effects of geography in the reconstruction of subjectivity and also shows that there is a mutual relationship between spatiality and subjectivity. The theoretical framework is mainly based on Henri Lefebvre’s theories of space which represent ...  Read More

Narrative Aesthetics and Ethics in On Beauty by Zadie Smith

Fatemeh Pourjafari; leila Baradaran Jamili

Volume 18, Issue 27 , February 2022, , Pages 57-78


  The present study is based on the interaction between aesthetics and ethics and by focusing on the rhetorical narrative theory and the ethical philosophy it aims to investigate the aesthetic representation of ethics in On Beauty by Zadie Smith. On this account, this study relies primarily on James Phelan's ...  Read More

Géopolitique Parle-Femme: Iraqi Female War Memoirists

Farideh Shahriari; Leila Baradaran Jamili

Volume 16, Issue 23 , October 2020, , Pages 217-248


  Introduction This research employs a comparative study design to analyze the political, sociological, and physiological impacts that Iraq-Iran and Iraq-America war had in shaping the literary approach that the Arab/Iraqi female war memoirists use. The Arab/Iraqi war memoirists including Haifa Zangana ...  Read More

Transculturation, Ideology, and Double Consciousness in LeRoi Jones’s (Amiri Baraka’s) The Great Goodness of Life: A Coon Show and The Slave Ship

Sussan Rahimi Bagha; Leila Baradaran Jamili

Volume 17, Issue 24 , June 2020, , Pages 221-246


  Introduction: This article attempts to analyze the concepts of transculturation, ideology and double consciousness in Amiri Baraka’s ideological plays; The Great Goodness of Life: A Coon Show (1969) and The Slave Ship (1967). In order to get this objective, Frantz Fanon’s concepts of transculturation ...  Read More

The Translocality of Home in Mohja Kahf's Diasporic Discourse

Ensiyeh Darzinejad; Leila Baradaran Jamili

Volume 14, Issue 19 , October 2018, , Pages 169-186

  The concept of home is pivotal in diaspora studies. Mohja Kahf (1967- ), the Syrian Muslim novelist residing in the United States, challenges the fixity of home in her diasporic novel, The Girl in Tangerine Scarf (2006). The efforts of her heroine, Khadra, to find home in the fixed geographical territories, ...  Read More

Edward Said: Orient, Orientalism and Cultural Imperialism
Volume 11, Issue 15 , October 2015, , Pages 21-40

  Abstract Edward Said challenges western orientalism in an analytical way in his book, Orientalism (1978). His view of orientalism is based on finding a new relationship between the Orient and the Occident. Western orientalism refers to English, French and American ones based on the dominant power and ...  Read More

An Intertextual Analysis of Sleep and Wake in The Thousand and One Nights and James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake
Volume 10, Issue 14 , October 2015, , Pages 157-180

  Abstract Through studying classical literature and cultures of various counties, especially Persia, James Joyce has created his everlasting novel, Finnegans Wake, whose narratives can never come to an end. He creates a kind of fascinating intertextuality between these two works by using quotations without ...  Read More