A Study of Choubak's Works through Naturalistic Perspective

Nikpanah, Mansoor; Gharibey, Sima; Mollaei, Ahmad; Mozaffari, Nasrin
December 2016
Language in India;Dec2016, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p142
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Persian fiction has undergone changes during recent decades in a way that at times some paradoxical and exaggerating comments have been put forth regarding some writers and consequently readers have been left perplexed. One of these authors is Sadegh Choubak about whose writing style much has been said and written. Naturalism, realism, symbolism, Freudianism, existentialism, etc., are the features and isms that have been attributed to this great contemporary novelist of Iran. In between, Choubak's being naturalistic has been proposed am among some critics. This article attempts to answer some problems regarding Choubak's being naturalistic in some literary circles through a comparative study of Choubak's writing style and Emil Zola the principle representative of the naturalism school. In this regard, it studies the features of the works of these two authors and compares them with one another.


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