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Waezadeh A, Qawam A. The Problems of Genre Theory in Persian Literature. LCQ. 2015; 7 (28) :79-111
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-9382-en.html
1- Phd Candidated
2- Associated professor, Mashhad
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Genology or genre theory is one of the oldest, most controversial and most problematic branches of literary theory. Approximately two thousand four hundred years in the life of this theory, many controversies surrounding the concept of genre has been and in these controversies, different problems and issues have been raised. Among the many topics of the theory, this article will talk about the issues that need attention in generic studies of Persian literature; such as the definition of the genre, genre and literary works, types of genres (the main forms), generic conventions and expectations, measure of regard to conventions, genre and intertextuality, genre and time, genre and cultures, genre and literary history, the vicious circle in the selection of genres, and definition and naming of genres. The article also criticizes the traditional approach to genre theory in Persian literature and notes the necessity of retrospective component approach to literary genres.
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Article Type: Theoretical | Subject: literary genre|Literary Theory|litrary thepry history
Received: 2014/05/20 | Accepted: 2014/07/15 | Published: 2015/01/21
* Corresponding Author Address: Mashhad

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