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Rafizadeh S. Representations of women in Contemporary Literary fiction of Afghanistan(based on The Novel Noghreh, daughter of Kabul River). LCQ. 2015; 7 (28) :113-142
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-5931-en.html
Phd Student/ university of Ferdowsi
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Abstract The Novel Noghreh, daughter of Kabul River, written by Humaira Qaderi, one of the young and proposed Afghanistan novilist that it is one of the most important novels of contemporary Afghanistan. Here social and political issues have been addressed from the standpoint of women, with a focus on women. The purpose of this article is to study the status and role of Afghan women in contemporary Persian fiction in this country and explore this novel via Critical Discourse Analysis. After the introduction of research methods and theoretical bases of Norman Fairclough, we will analysis the text in three stages. The results of our analysis show that context of novel representations two types of conflict: the Conflict between traditional patriarchal discourses and discourses of femininity (feminist) and the contrast between the intellectual discourse and the discourse of power. The author represents all events of the story about political and social issues in a particular period of history; thus, the method of analysis components of Critical Discourse Analysis, besides to the specific and targeted approach to the representation of the events of the story in author perspectives, introduced reader with some of the developments in this story that its role is played by the women in Afghan society. Author's emphasis is on a particular period of history than any other time also reflects national trends and anti-authoritarian and colonial. Due to the presence of foreign forces and interference potential and secretly warns and in addition to the design of social and emotional issues of women, her apparent bias against traditional patriarchal discourse shows.
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Article Type: practical | Subject: contemporary Persian fiction
Received: 2014/03/3 | Accepted: 2014/09/4 | Published: 2015/01/21
* Corresponding Author Address: Mashhad

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