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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)
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Original Article
Ghetto and Punitive Containment: A Reflection on Caryl Phillips’s The Nature of Blood

Bahareh Nilforoshan; Bakhtiar Sadjadi; Fariba Parvizi; Farid Parvaneh

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 15-36


  Introduction: Reading contemporary fiction through diverse disciplines appears to be a substantial part of narrative studies in particular and literature in general providing a tenable framework of interdisciplinary discourses of knowledge to study and explore fiction. Caryl Phillips’s The Nature ...  Read More

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A Study of Levertov’s “A Tree Telling of Orpheus” in the Light of Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of Nature

Bahare Aarabi; Negar Sharif

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 37-61


  Introduction: The industrial development and rapid economic growth of the United States in the mid-twentieth century pushed the concept of nature to the margins. It is presumed that the literary pieces made during this period ignored nature to the advantage of the multilateral development of the country. ...  Read More

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Poetry of Witness: A Traumatic Reading of Carolyn Forché and Fady Joudah’s War Poetry

Seyedeh Yasaman Ghodsi; Narges Montakhabi; Razieh Eslamieh

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 63-83


  AbstractIntroductionAmong many others, the aftermath of the Cold War generated two poets whose works of art significantly impacted their traumatized audiences. Forché and Joudah are among those whose lives were altered following their visit to war zones. The former is known as an established, ...  Read More

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Rereading the Concept of “Simulacra” in the Novel “I” by Wolfgang Hilbig

Narjes Khodaee

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 85-106


  Introduction: During the 1990s, German literature saw an influx of writers who had lived through the East German regime. These authors reflected the events that led up to the Berlin Wall’s fall and Germany’s reunification. Wolfgang Hilbig’s novel, “I”, is a prominent example ...  Read More

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A Study of Discourse Monitoring System in two Persian and English Literary Works Based on Comparative Discourse Analysis

Ali Mohammad Mohammadi; Morteza Abdoli

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 107-131


  Introduction: Comparative discourse analysis is a branch of linguistics focusing on comparative study of languages, cultures, and discourses in terms of similar linguistic and metalinguistic variables in the construction and monitoring of discourse (Linha, 2022). Monitoring discourse is the analysis ...  Read More

Original Article
Utilitarianism in contemporary French literature. Case study: Antoine Compagnon

Hassan Zokhtareh

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 133-156


  Introduction: This article regards Antoine Compagnon as the embodiment of a movement that imbues literature with utility in the contemporary context. In his inaugural lecture, titled "What is Literature for?" delivered at the esteemed Collège de France, Compagnon argues that the era of inquiries ...  Read More

Original Article
Free Case in German

Kaveh Bahrami Sobhani

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 157-178


  IntroductionThe German language has four grammatical cases: Nominative (Nominativ)– subject, Accusative (Akkusativ)– direct object, Dative (Dativ)– indirect object, and Genitive (Genitiv)– possessive. Grammatical case is mostly responsible for determining the syntactic-semantic ...  Read More

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A Study of Narrativity Through Semantic Square and Narrative Program in the Novel "If Only It Were True" by Marc Levy

Mitra Moradi; Ali Abbassi

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 179-201


  IntroductionGreimas, as the most famous theoretician of "narrative semantics", believes that the structure of a narrative, like the structure of a sentence, has its own grammar. By presenting some models such as action pattern, narrative program, semantic square, etc., he tries to structure the relationships ...  Read More

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Comparative Analysis of Symbolic Plays: Pinter's 'Birthday Party' and Saadi's 'Honeymoon

Hesam Khalouei; Mohammadsadegh Basiri; Najme Hosseini Sarvari

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 203-225


  Introduction:The term "Absurd" in dictionaries refers to something irrational, illogical, or nonsensical from a rational or conventional standpoint. However, the title of Absurdist Theater "is not derived from the definition of the term according to the dictionary; rather, it was first used in a book ...  Read More

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Theories of translation of children and young adults’ books and their application in Hoshang Moradi Kermani’s stories "Khomreh" and "Chakmeh" in German language

Faranak Hashemi

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 227-246


  IntroductionTranslation of texts with native and cultural content has always been a big challenge for translators. It seems that we are facing two problems: first, the translator‘s correct understanding of the original text, and second, the correct and comprehensible translation of native and cultural ...  Read More

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An Interdisciplinary Research on the Improvisation of Power, Tyranny and Chaos in William Shakespeare's Richard III

Azita Zamani; Zahra Bordbari; Javad Yaghoobi Derabi

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 247-267


  IntroductionThe present research examines Greenblatt's theories on the improvisation of power and tyranny in Shakespeare's play Richard III, considering Hayles and Slethaug's ideas of chaos theory. The focus is on the nonviolent psychological control achieved through empathy using displacement and absorption. ...  Read More

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Environmental Narratives: Egalitarian Philosophy and Ecosophophy in Denying Anthropocentrism in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Ziba Roshanzamir; Leila Baradaran Jamili; Bahman Zarrinjooee

Volume 21, Issue 32 , June 2024, Pages 269-288


  Introduction: This research aims to analyze Virginia Woolf (1882-1942)’s Orlando: A Biography (1928) based on environmental narrative, egalitarian philosophy and ecosophy to criticize anthropocentrism. The theoretical framework is mainly based on Arne Naess’s philosophies of egalitarianism ...  Read More