Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2018)
Volume 13 (2017)
Volume 12 (2016)
Volume 11 (2015)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 7 (2014)
Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2010)
Volume 2 (2009)
Volume 1 (2008)

1. The study of learning strategies and attitude towards English language learning in undergraduate students of Birjand university - the role of gender, native or non-native and Location
Volume 11, Issue 15 , October 2015, , Pages 1-19

  Abstract Learning strategies are specific performances that using of them by individuals make the learning process easier, faster and more effective and the transfer of learning to new situations makes possible. The aim of this study was investigating of learning strategies and attitude towards general ...  Read More

2. West inspiration from Nezami’s Meditations
Volume 10, Issue 14 , October 2015, , Pages 13-43

  European orientalists have consider Nizami works from The middle of 17th century. They Tried to produce summaries of his works to translate in different languages. In the beginning of 19th century Durbello starled to translate some pieces of Nizami’s works. After him, J.F.Von Hammer Purgestall Continued ...  Read More

3. The discourse practice and the social practice of the consumer society in the perfect woman by Patrick Deville

sahar bagherzadeh; Mahvash Ghavimi

Volume 14, Issue 18 , June 2018, , Pages 13-28

  The present study which was carried out according to Norman Fairclough's CDA approche, seeks to present discourse practice and social practice of discourse in the consumer society as one of the postmodernist paradigms in Patrick Deville minimal writing. The main objective of this research in the first ...  Read More

4. The Azerbaijani Style Metaphysical Poetry: Chess in the Poetry of Khāqāni and Abraham Cowley

Kamran Ahmadgoli

Volume 14, Issue 19 , October 2018, , Pages 13-32

  This article tries to deal with chess-related expressions and metaphors and their complexities in the poetry of the renowned the twelfth-century Azerbaijani-style poet Khāqāni and the seventeenth-century Metaphysical poet Abraham Cowley. Based on such concepts as T. S. Eliot’s ‘unification of sensibility’ ...  Read More

5. Intention: Centroid of Benjamin’s Poetics

Homayoun Eslami; Mohammad Javad KAmali

Volume 16, Issue 23 , October 2020, , Pages 13-30


  Walter Benjamin is a thinker standing on the edge of the frontier of the tradition and modernity, and attempts to interpret the modern dimensions of human existence in the traditional statement. By using literary techniques, he mixes metaphysical justification with objective facts, and creates an unusual ...  Read More

6. Conflict in Marsha Norman’s Getting Out, ‘Night, Mother, and Third and Oak: A Weberian Reading

Gelareh Esfandiari; Mohammad Motiee

Volume 15, Issue 20 , April 2018, , Pages 15-31

  The present essay attempts to accomplish a Weberian reading of Marsha Norman’s Getting Out, ‘Night, Mother, and Third and Oak. The depicted status quo in the selected plays corresponds with the concept of conflict, propounded in Max Weber’s Economy and Society, which is the main concept of this ...  Read More

7. A Contrastive Study of Complements in Persian and German Languages

Kavah Bahrami

Volume 12, Issue 16 , April 2016, , Pages 55-70

  The present paper is a contrastive analysis of complement clauses in Farsi and German. A complement clause is a type of subordinate clause.Depending on their degree of dependence on the verb, complement clauses in Farsi and German are of different types. This study makes an attempt to illustrate the ...  Read More

8. Spatial and Latent Myths in the Poetry of Apollinaire and Sépanlou, Based on the Methodology of Gilbert Durand

Zahra Taghavi Fardoud

Volume 13, Issue 17 , October 2017, , Pages 101-116

  The discovery of a repertoire of myths proves that Sépanlou and Apollinaire are well aware of the social, cultural, traditional, religious and literary geography of various nations. They consciously proceed to the poetic reconstruction of space in order to establish interactions between human space ...  Read More

9. ارزیابی کتاب‌های آموزش زبان از منظر فرهنگ و جایگاه زبان انگلیسی به عنوان زبان بین‌المللی

Sasan Baleghizadeh; سلماز آقازاده

Volume 17, Issue 24 , June 2020, , Pages 121-144


  در دنیای امـروز که ضرورت دانستن زبان انگلیسی برای انجام تعاملات بین فرهنگی امری غیرقابل انکار است، آموزش و یادگیری زبان انگلیسی باید همـراه بـا درنظر گرفتن ارزش­هـای ...  Read More

10. The Veiled Bestsellers: The Re-emergence of Harem Literature in the post-Terror Era

Zahra Taheri

Volume 16, Issue 22 , March 2019, , Pages 143-164


  This article, through a post-colonial feministic approach and the deployment of ideas by Whitlock, J. Butler and Emanuel Levinas tries to focus on the re-emergence of “Harem literature” through the new genre of Veiled Best-sellers. To this end, it focuses on the Sasson’s Mayada: The ...  Read More

11. Spatial Uncertainty in Marabar Caves: An Orientalist Reading of A Passage to India

Sayyed Rahim Moosavinia

Volume 15, Issue 21 , October 2019, , Pages 255-272

  One of the most important concerns of postcolonial studies and colonial discourse analysis is, doubtless, geographical imperialism whether imaginative or worldly. In interdisciplinary fields, the relationship between postcolonial studies and geography or space has set an arena for showing the conflict ...  Read More

13. Time Traveling Through High Speed: Transparency and Opacity in H.G. Wells's Science Fiction
Volume 7, Issue 1 , June 2014

  H.G. Wells, as the forefather of science fiction has used the relativity of time in his stories, and has manifested how through shattering the boundaries between time and place, the technological advances have changed the notions of classical physics into modern physics. These changes are inserted via ...  Read More

14. The Theme of Death in the Poems of Omar Khayyam and Federico Garcia Lorca
Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2014

  Death is one of the common subjects and yet the most important one between humans in the world without considering neither the time nor the place, that has been tried to ponder about it in different ages of time. Persian and Spanish languages are one of the elite languages in the world since inner ...  Read More

15. Examining the Concept of “Cosmopsis,” through a Pyrrhonist Approach in The End of the Road by John Barth

Bahman Zarrinjooee; Seyed Vahid Abtahi

Volume 17, Issue 24 , June 2020, , Pages 15-38


  John Barth, among postmodern American novelists, is apt to be called the reviver of Pyrrhonist tradition in the Twentieth century. In his creation of Pyrrhonist characters, he criticizes the American value system and the empty life of contemporary man in a broad sense. The End of the Road, Barth’s ...  Read More

16. 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

17. Comparative Thematology Based on the Literary Representation of Named Personages in ThaΪs by Anatole France and Sanan by Attar

samira Bameshki; Shamsi Parsa

Volume 14, Issue 18 , June 2018, , Pages 29-57

  داستان شیخ صنعان یکی از برجسته‌‌ترین روایات منظومه تمثیلی منطق‌الطیر، شاهکار فریدالدین عطار نیشابوری شاعر، عارف و نویسنده قرن ششم و اوایل قرن هفتم هجری ایران است. ...  Read More

18. Anthropocentrism vs Biocentrism: The Treatment of the Natural World by Human Subjects in James A. Michener’s Chesapeake

Peyman Amanolahi Baharvand; Bakhtiar Sadjadi

Volume 16, Issue 23 , October 2020, , Pages 31-61


  Abstract Introduction: As a prominent American novelist, James A. Michener wrote twenty-six novels and won several literary prizes, including the Pulitzers Prize for Fiction in 1948. Michener was preoccupied with the reflection of the European colonialism of North America and its detrimental environmental ...  Read More

19. The Uncanny History and Unrepresentability of Subject formation in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

Roya Elahi; Amirali Nojoumian

Volume 14, Issue 19 , October 2018, , Pages 33-55

  The Uncanny whose presence at least refers back to Freud's 1919 essay of the same title has been reconsidered by critics in recent century. The uncanny is no more attributed merely to the realm of aesthetic or psychology as Freud attempted to explain. It is rather an interdisciplinary issue to discuss ...  Read More

20. Postdramatic Characterization in the Liminal Space of the Contemporary Theatre
Volume 10, Issue 14 , October 2015, , Pages 45-77

  Abstract Drama has staged, presented, represented, and performed different concepts of subjectivity, throughout history. Many theoreticians believe in the mutual interdependence between modern drama’s structural and stylistic innovations and the major changes in the conceptual understanding of identity ...  Read More

21. From the Negation to the Realization of the Gaze and the Real: A Lacanian Reading of “Film” by Samuel Beckett

Shohreh Chavoshian

Volume 15, Issue 20 , April 2018, , Pages 65-84

  Though Beckett’s name is closely associated with fiction and drama in the world of contemporary art and literature, a thorough understanding of his oeuvre seems impossible without the study of “Film,” the only film script he has ever written. The present research is a psychoanalytical study of ...  Read More

22. Identity Knowledge and Identity of Posthuman Subjects in Cyberpunk Fiction

Hossein Mohseni; Kian Soheil

Volume 16, Issue 22 , March 2019, , Pages 77-98


  Cyberpunk is one of the latest genres in the development of science fiction. In it, characters deal with various cybernetic and technological advancements with futuristic affinities. In this genre, characters experience such futuristic advancements through a series of images and surface values. In the ...  Read More

23. 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

24. Literary Techniques and the Everyday Rhythms as Practices of Production of Space in Don Delillo’s Zero K (2016)

erfan rajabi; Jalal Sokhanvar

Volume 15, Issue 21 , October 2019, , Pages 179-198

  This study aims at investigating the production of space in Zero K (2016) in terms of  Henri Lefebvre’s spatiology. Lefebvre conceptualized space as being comprised of three moments: the spatial practices, the representations of space and spaces of representation; on the one hand, and the conceived-the ...  Read More

25. A Study of interactional relationship between language and culture using language relativism hypothesis

Maryam Moradi; Marzieh Rahmani

Volume 12, Issue 16 , April 2016, , Pages 237-258

  It is more than one century that the issue of interactional relationship between language and culture has become the concern of scientists In many anthropologists’ opinions, Language is counted as an element among other elements in culture as socially acquired knowledge. Meanwhile, the transference ...  Read More