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Heidari F, Amani B, Darabi B. An Intertextual Reading of Paykare Farhad and Boofe Koor. LCQ. 2013; 6 (22) :67-88
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-11503-en.html
1- Associate professor, Department of Persian Language and Literature, Islamic Azad university of Karaj, Karaj
2- MA in English Literature, Islamic Azad university of karaj
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According to the theory of intertextuality: a text is not created in isolation and cannot be read or interpreted without making references to the other texts. In reading the story of Paykare Farhad the influence of Boofe Koor is clearly noticeable. In fact, there are some signs presented in Paykare Farhad, which can be utilized to find the sources of intertextuality in the text. This Research by using comparative Methods based on the theory of intertextuality and analyzing the evidence attempts to prove the hypothesis, that the Commonality between Paykare Farhad and Boofe Koor that in some cases has got imitating nature is not accidental. And this reflects the influence of Boofe Koor in creating Paykare Farhad: Similar plot, same narrative style (stream of consciousness), the belief in reincarnation, the use of common symbols such as the blue Lily and… are some of the features that Paykare Farhad shares in common with Boofe Koor. The main achievement of this essay is investigation and analysis of these similarities, in order to demonstrate the intertextuality of these two texts.
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Received: 2013/03/13 | Accepted: 2013/06/19 | Published: 2013/08/23
* Corresponding Author Address: Tehran

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