The themes of isolation, reclusiveness and return to womb in the short stories The Dark Room by Hedayat and A Dot on the Map by Abasıyanık examined by means of the defense mechanism of “regression”.
A new antagonistic discourse has been formed among intellectuals, in the intellectual history of the world.
However, pre-speech level engages a stage which precedes the utterance; it is pure, intact and instinctual; it is disarrayed, ungoverned, unorganized and incoherent stream of thoughts, sensations and emotions These qualities are allegedly observed in Hedayat’s and Faulker’s.
While, in The Sound and the Fury, both speech and pre-speech levels are employed whereas in The Blind Owl, speech level is dominant.
Some anti-British, and after September 1941 anti-American activities are evident among Iranian intellectuals under the rule of...
more A new antagonistic discourse has been formed among intellectuals, in the intellectual history of the world.The boys grow up together in India and, as young men, they both sleep with...more In the context of its Buddhist subtext, the story in The Blind Owl can be summarized as follows: In pre-Mongol times, in India, a couple has identical twin boys.This article is about the role that subtext plays in his works, in general, and in his Blind Owl, in particular.The main reasons for writing the article are: to highlight subtext as a literary device; to apply subtext to such Hedayat short stories as "Dāsh kol" (Dash Akol), "Sag-i Velgard” (the stray dog), " b-i Zendegī” (the water of life), and other short stories; and to illustrate how mourning rituals that Hedayat might have observed in India, serve as a subtext for his Būf-i Kūr (the blind owl).As a component of intellectual discourses, anti-west activities appear in fiction works of some authors.Based on a documentary and library analytic- descriptive method, the concept of anti-west component has been reflexed in fiction works of Hedayat, Al-e-Ahmad and Sāedi in form of any xenophobia and anti- hegemonic concepts through the present paper.Some anti-British, and after September 1941 anti-American activities are evident among Iranian intellectuals under the rule of Pahlavi I.The westerns' anti-west beliefs disclose the unjust behavior of west in contrast to non-westerns, what Chamskey introduces as one of intellectualism components.The existence of monologues is alternatively confused with the interior monologues and soliloquy wrongly labeling The Blind Owl as a stream of consciousness work.Editorial essay for the artist book "and then we went to search of somewhere to stay the night", in collaboration with Azin Feizabadi and Sohrab Mohebbi, commissioned by Sharjah Biennial 10 as part of the "Manuals for Treason" series (2011)In the context of its Buddhist subtext, the story in The Blind Owl can be summarized as follows: In pre-Mongol times, in India, a couple has identical twin boys.