TITLE

Chapter 14: The Changing Mode of Relationship Between Modern Persian Literature and Islam: Karbala in Fiction

AUTHOR(S)
Talattof, Kamran; Hawley, John C.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Postcolonial Crescent: Islam's Impact on Contemporary Literature;1998, p249
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 14 of the book "The Postcolonial Crescent: Islam's Impact on Contemporary Literature" is presented. It focuses on Islam and the Islamic tradition that are depicted in Persian literature. Scholars approach Persian literature as a manifestation of Islamic thought. Critics understand Persian literature as solely an Islamic ideological presentation. Modern Persian literature originated as part of a secular discourse generated during the Constitutional literary movement in 1900-1921.
ACCESSION #
19337395

 

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