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Barani O, Habibi A, Ahmadi Chenari A. Comparative analysis of feminist components in novels of Nawal El Saadawi and Shahrnoush Parsipour (case study: Diary of a doctor and The Dog and the Long Winter). JCSFA 2017; 1 (2) :9-38
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Feminism and feministic critique of works of literature are the new topics in literature in the last century that has been highly regarded by writers and literary scholars. In contemporary Persian and Arabic literature, especially after the second half of the twentieth century, the growth of feminist approach to literature and poetry and prosing works of women-centered has been remarkable. Nawal El Saadawi and Shahrnoush Parsipour were feminist writers that protest a patriarchal system of social customs in their novels and look at the world with women mentality. Thus, due to the influence of feminist thinking and the current situation of women in novels of Saadawi and Parsipour, with an emphasis on descriptive - analytical and comparative approach, this article attempts to analyze the novels of "Diary of a doctor" and "The Dog and the Long Winter" based on feminist criticism. The findings suggest that the authors pay particular attention to factors such as protest against a patriarchal society, expression of oppression against women and women's identity an also have been trying to figure out individuality. In the field of differences, gender apartheid and hatred love and emotions of women in society are among feminist clear differences between the novels.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Language and Linguistics
Received: 2017/01/3 | Accepted: 2018/01/15 | Published: 2018/06/30

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