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Aramesh Mofrad Z, Seddighi B, heidaryan shahri A. A comparative study of Utopia in the Poetry of Fadavi Taqvan and Zhaleh Esfahani. CLRJ 2023; 11 (4) :1-25
URL: http://clrj.modares.ac.ir/article-12-58126-en.html
1- PhD student in Arabic language and literature, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
2- Associate Professor in Arabic language & Literature' Ferdowsi University of Mashhad , seddighi@um.ac.ir
3- Associate Professor of Arabic language & Literature' Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
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The notion of the ideal city is a seductive vista, beckoning from the realm of aspirations and dreams. It stands as a realm untouched by pain, suffering, or illness a symbol of a flawless and utopian reality. In contemporary poetry, poets often turn to the imagery of this ideal city within their verses, seeking solace from the tribulations and yearnings of their time. This research, employing an analytical-comparative approach, delves into the conceptual origins of the ideal city within the poetry of Fadavi Taqvan and Zhaleh Esfahani, following a brief exploration of their life narratives. The study aims to unravel the shared themes and distinctive nuances embedded in their poetic renderings.This research holds significant value as it pioneers a comprehensive exploration of the ideal city concept within the works of these two female poets. Such an in-depth comparative analysis has been notably absent in existing scholarly pursuits. A key revelation of this study is the tendency of both Fadavi Taqvan and Zhaleh Esfahani to seek refuge in the ideal city through select verses, allowing them to transcend political challenges and personal tribulations. Their poetry breathes life into this utopian city, framing it within contexts such as revisiting childhood, reminiscing about ancestral lands, experiencing absolute tranquility and envisioning a dreamlike homeland.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Comparative research
Received: 2021/12/24 | Accepted: 2024/03/11 | Published: 2024/03/15

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