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1. A Voyage to the Fragmented Borders of Self and the Merging Boundaries of Identity in Margaret Atwood's Surfacing
Volume 18, Issue 26 , July 2021, , Pages 187-204


  The purpose of this paper is to analyze the merging boundaries of “Self” in Margaret Atwood's Surfacing, a novel written in 1972. Atwood explores the inner conflict of the protagonist and pursues the gender roles and discriminations towards women. The narrator is suppressed in the wilderness, ...  Read More

2. Colored Subjectivities: Self, Mind, and Body in Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners

Farzad Kolahjooei

Volume 18, Issue 26 , July 2021, , Pages 205-228


  This paper depicts the lived experience of the black characters in Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners with regard to the concepts of self, mind, and body. Reading Selvon in the light of Fanonian concept of epidermalization and Freudian notion of melancholia, the current research argues that the ...  Read More

3. Shakespeare’s position in Levinas’s Philosophy

Mehrdad Bidgoli; Shamsoddin Royanian

Volume 15, Issue 21 , October 2019, , Pages 57-96

  Emmanuel Levinas, the lesser known twentieth century philosopher, had been influenced by art in his philosophizing before he proposed his new ideas in 1961. Not only was he influenced by art, but paradoxically by literature and a number of great literary figures. Thinkers like Dostoevsky, Gogol, Cervantes ...  Read More

4. Identity /Otherness Duality and Redefinition of the Epic Genre

Dominik Carnox –Torabi; Monireh Akbarpouran

Volume 13, Issue 17 , October 2017, , Pages 79-99

  Imagology, as un approach in Comparative Literature for the study of images and representations of the alien ("other") in a literary work, may have a special relation with Epic genre; because only in this genre, representation of Other necessarily accompanies rejection, fear and exaggerated humiliation; ...  Read More