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Representations: Fiction, Modern: Iran
(895 words)

There are differences between female and male writers' approaches to the concept of woman in Iranian fiction, and they express their points of view based on historical, political, and social circumstances. The last quarter of the nineteenth century is often considered to be a renaissance era in Iranian literature. Modernism, which was the result of extensive relations between Iran and European countries, was marked by the use of simple, plain language and new subject matters. The Constitutional …

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Yeganeh, Farah and Fuladi, Mohammad, “Representations: Fiction, Modern: Iran”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0624c>
First published online: 2009



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