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2345-2366 :pISSN

2383-1235 :eISSN

Comparative Literature Research

  • Editor-in-Chief: Roya Letafti
  • Publication Period: Quarterly
  • This is an Open Access Journal
Comparative Literature Research is one of the TMU Press journals that is published by the responsibility of its Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board in the determined scopes.
The scientific-research biannual Journal of Comparative Literature Research with scientific-research degree is publishing on the basis of license No. 92/2345 dated 2013/4/27 of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and dated 2013/6/25 from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
This journal will accept articles in all areas of comparative literature (comparative narrative, comparative mythology, comparative metaphor, comparative rhetoric, comparative meta-analysis, comparative imagery, comparative imagery, etc.) electronically (just through the journal’s website).

Contact information for the journal office
Journal Address
Department of the Underground Office of the Directorate of Library, School of Humanities, University of Tarbiat Modarres, Tehran, Iran
Journal Number
E-mail Address
Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Comparative Literature Research. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
Governing body
Comparative Literature Research is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
Editorial team
Comparative Literature Research is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, reviewing and publishing processes in Comparative Literature Research.
Comparative Literature Research follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of Comparative Literature Research is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Comparative Literature Research are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Comparative Literature Research follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
Ownership and management
Comparative Literature Research is owned by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
Conflicts of interests
All Comparative Literature Research Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Comparative Literature Research will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Comparative Literature Research is financially supported completely by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Comparative Literature Research accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Comparative Literature Research is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on Comparative Literature Research exclusive website. Also Comparative Literature Research is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to Scopus and Thomson-Reuters databases.


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Ahmadi, Mirila; Assist.Prof. - ​
AffiliationTarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran​
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letafti, roya; Assoc.Prof. of French Literature and Comparative Literature​
AffiliationTarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran​
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Editorial Board

Dadvar, Ilmira; Associate Professor of French Language and Literature
Affiliation: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Email: idadvar@ut.ac.ir
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Rasouli, Hojat; associate professor of Arabic language and literature
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: htrasouli@hotmail.com
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Ghobadi, Hosein Ali; professor of Persian language and literature
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hghobadi@modares.ac.ir
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Karimi Motahar, Janollah; professor of Russian language and literature
Affiliation: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Email: jkarimi@ut.ac.ir
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Letafaty, Roya; Associate Professor of French Language and Literature
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: letafati@modares.ac.ir
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Namvar Motlagh, Bahman; Associate Professor of French Language and Literature
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: bnmotlagh@yahoo.fr
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nojoumian, Amir Ali; Associate Professor of English Language and Literature
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: amiran35@hotmail.com
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Parviny, Khalil; -
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: kparvini@yahoo.com
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Khodayar, ebrahim; -
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hesam_kh1@yahoo.com
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Guidelines for Paper Submission

Biannual journal Comparative Literature Research due to professionalization accepts articles only in all fields of comparative literature.

 All contributors are kindly requested to follow the instructions bellow:

1. The articles only have to be submitted electronically through the following websites: http://jcli.journals.modares.ac.ir

1-1. The articles should have not been published already, nor be currently under consideration elsewhere.

2-1. Acceptance of article is subject to the approval of Editorial Board.

2. The official language of the journal is Persian and submission of an English abstract of the article is compulsory.

- Articles in other languages (English, Russian, French and Arabic) will also be considered for publication.

3. The articles considered for publication are in the following three categories:

a. Research articles; The articles should be research oriented, resulted from the research work of author(s).

b. Review – analytic articles; Accepted in limited number and only from those top experienced authors in some specific fields, who have already published papers in the field.

c. Critical articles; by those distinguished authors, both Iranians and foreigners, in the related fields.

4. We regret to inform that the articles more than 20 pages will not be accepted.

5. The journal maintains the right to accept or reject (and edit, if required) the articles.

The articles extracted from theses or dissertations will be published under the name and responsibility of supervisor, and the name of advisor(s) and students will be included as co authors.

6. The articles should include the following sections:

a) First page (both in English and Persian): The exact title of the article, authors(s) name (identifying the corresponding author with star*), academic ranking, affiliation, full address, E-mail, telephone, cell phone and fax number of the corresponding author.

b) Second page: Full title of the article, abstract (in Persian, maximum, 250 words), keyword (a maximum of five), full title of the articles (in English), Abstract (in English, maximum 250 words) and keywords in English (maximum, of five).

c) Other pages: Introduction (problem definition, queries, hypotheses, methodology), Results, Discussion and References.

Note 1: Include the tables and figures (designed by the required software) both in the text and in a separate file (with separate page numbering).

Note 2: In addition to the article sent through the website, a copy of the article (in A4, one – side format) together with the related CD have to be sent to the Journal’s office.

Note 3: Put the number of figures, images, tables and diagrams separately in square brackets [  ] in order of their appearance.

Note 4: Tables and figures should have titles and, if required, footnote in the end.

Note 5: The English equivalents of Persian words or terms together with extra descriptions should be provided in a footnote with new page numbering.

Note 6: References cited in the text should be numbered in square bracket ([  ]), and should be listed in their order of appearance in the References section. If a reference is frequently used, include only the number and other additional information in the brackets. For example, referring for the first time: [1, Vol.1, p.6], and referring for the second time: [1, Vol.2, p.20].

Note 7: Titles of book in the text should be bold italic (font size, 11) and the title of papers, poets and short stories should be in “  ”.   

7- Referencing:

a) Books: Name of the author(s), year of publication, title, translator, volume, edition, place of publication, publisher.

b) Articles: Family name and first name of the author(s), year of publication, title, name of the electronic Journal (black italic, font size 11, preferably in word 2003/winxp), volume, page(s), date of referring to the website.

8. Instructions for writing articles:

a) The articles should be written by B yagut 12, preferably in word 2003/winxp. Page number should be in the bottom center of the page.

b) Line spacing should be 1/5cm, and the margins should be set at: Top=3/5cm, Bottom=3/5cm Left=3/5 and Right=3/5cm.

c) The images should be precise, clear and in Jpeg/dpi300/ppi300 format;

d) Diagrams preferably have to be prepared in Excel software;

e) Tables preferably have to design in word software.

Tel: +9821- 82884686

Fax: +9821- 82884686 & +9821- 88028236

E-mails: modarescli@yahoo.com & modarescli@modares.ac.ir

Site: http://clrj.modares.ac.ir/

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    Journal's Cover and the list of articles

    A Comparative study Maslow's classification of needs from Attar's view based on Elahinameh and Manteq ul-tayr
    atefeh azizi, batoul fakhr eslam, mahbube zia khodadadiyan, farzad abasi

    A Comparative Reading of the Components of Immigration Literature from the Perspective of Critical Realism (Case Study: The novels " An Iraqi in Paris and , Nocturnal Harmony from The Wood)
    zahra haghayeghi, Ahmadreza heidaryan shahri, Mohammad Jafar Yahaghi, Bahar Seddighi

    The Sources of Shakespeare's Allusions to Persia
    Mostafa Hosseini

    The Belatedness of Poetry and Mourning Hamlet: Harold Bloom’s and T. S. Eliot’s Antithetical Readings
    Seyyed Mehdi Mousavi

    A Comparative Study of the Mother Goddess in Iranian and Turkish Mythology
    zohreh Taher, Hashem Hoseini

    Cognitive Study of Ghazal: A Comparative and Corpus-based Study
    Mostafa Shahiditabar, Hossein Pourghasemian

    The unreliable narrator in the novels of Quabis Beirut and Prince Ehtejab
    payman salehi, Kolsoum Bagheri

    Comparative Investigation between “Laghatah” (Foundling) and “Probably I Am Lost” Novels Based on Maureen Murdock’s Theory
    Faezeh Arab yousofabadi, abdolbaset arab yousofabadi

    The place of desires and needs of women in the literature of Iran and Spain (Case study: "Pink nail-polish"(lak-e-soorati) short story by Jalal Al-e-Ahmad and "Yerma" play by Federico Garcia Lorca)
    soodabe bashizade, zohre allahdadidastjerdi

    Figures of speech, visual arrays A case study of abbas kiarostami’s “Taste of cherry”
    mohammad yahyaei, Shokrollah Pouralkhas, bijan zahiri

    Goethe and Original demand of Literature in the World
    Mohammad Amir Obaydinia, Fatemeh Modarresi, Mohammad Reza Karimi

    Methodology of Research in American School of Comparative Literature
    Abdullah Albughobaish

    A comporative analysis of two short story "the most beautiful lifequard word " by marquez and "A description of the jamila ode " by golshiri.
    mohammad reza roozbeh

    The plausibility device in Attar's tales compared with Marquez's stories

    Shahnameh in Turkish classic literature

    " Exploring the narrative structure of Shazdeh ehtejab story and film"

    Recognition and analysis Nohgonbad Pattern in Iranian Architecture Through Literary Texts

    Literary Naturalism in Cinema; Struggle for Survival and Ecological Determinism in "The Grey" and "Death Is My Trade"

    Identifying function of the “time” in the realistic novel Based on analyzing two novels: “Neighbors” of Ammad Mahmood and “Midaq Alley” of Nagib Mahfouz
    Sareh Zirak, masoomeh bashokooh

    Iran and Iraninas’ representation in Samarghand novel by Amin Maalouf: A study in comparative literature
    , Hadi Nazarimonazam,