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Najafi ivaki A, Sadry A. Recreating the myth of Isis and Osiris in Egyptian poetry. CLRJ 2022; 10 (1) :128-150
URL: http://clrj.modares.ac.ir/article-12-52108-en.html
1- Faculty member of Kashan University , najafi.ivaki@yahoo.com
2- Graduated from Arabic Language and Literature
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Linkage with ancient heritage and especially mythical heritage is one of the main characteristics of contemporary Arabic poetry in general and Egyptian contemporary poetry in particular. Egyptian poets have tried to draw inspiration from myths in order to authenticate their works, as well as to speak more covered and literary and to represent their considered concepts with cryptic and symbolic expression. In this regard, the myth of Isis and Osiris with resurrection secret, again life, immortality and fertility is one of the most important myths of contemporary Egyptian poetry which has a significant and pivotal presence in the theme of their poetries and has helped them to illustrate their personal and non-personal concerns. In the active presence of these two mythical characters and their crucial role in representing concepts, the purpose of present study was to investigate how their presence and the ways of their recalling and using by three contemporary Egyptian poets, include "Amal Danghal", "Salah Abdol al-Sabour" and "Ahmad Abdol Al-Matta Hejazi" , using an analytical-descriptive method. It can be deduced that the mentioned poets have had a socio-political interpretation from the myth with their extensions and reflections and tried to provide approaches to overcome the various challenges the inclusion of these two characters in their lyrics. Therefore, the mentioned myth may testify the wishes and desires of its poets.
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