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Heidari F, Darabi B. Intertextuality in Mandanipoor’s Sharghe Banafshe. IQBQ. 2013; 4 (2) :55-74
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-14-5569-en.html
1- Associate Professor in English Literature, Islamic Azad University of Karaj, Alborz, Iran
2- M.A. in English Literature, Islamic Azad University of Karaj, Alborz, Iran ran
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The present paper is an attempt to investigate the concept of intertexuality in Sharyar Mandanipour's Sharghe Banafshe, which is attained with the analytic reading of the text along with the concepts that this work shares in common with the other texts, demonstrating the fact that these similarities have been deliberate, intending to achieve a mystical purpose. The contemporary thinkers are on the belief that each text incorporates in itself the sources taken from various cultures and is replete with the signs leading to the process of text creation. They further believe that no text is created in isolation and that we cannot interpret and read it without considering its connection to other texts around. Accordingly, in Shahryar Mandanipour's Sharghe Banafshe, the traces of other texts are present. In fact, in this work, the author utilizes the signs by which one can find intertextuality in the text. The followings are some of the features that Mandanipour's Sharghe Banafshe has in common with the other works of art: the same plot, common mysticism, belief in being within nothingness, and the path of annihilation. Investigation and analysis of these similarities existent in this work with the other works is the achievement of this essay.  
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Received: 2012/09/10 | Accepted: 2012/11/13 | Published: 2012/11/13

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