:: year 26, Issue 85 (2-2019) ::
دوفصلنامه زبان و ادبيات فارسی 2019, 26(85): 177-210 Back to browse issues page
The Fantastic and Superrealism in Kashf-Al-Asrar by Ruzbehan Baqli
Alireza Nabiloo *1, Mohaddeseh Hashemi2
1- University of Qom , قم dr.ar_nabiloo@yahoo.com
2- University of Qom
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Fantastic literature is one of the most popular genres in the world. Due to its wide scope, literary theoreticians have put forth numerous theories to explain its various dimensions. On the other hand, many Persian literary texts make use of these features, but they have not been sufficiently investigated yet. In the field of mysticism, due to the connection with supernatural affairs, numerous works have been created by the mystics, which are related to fantastic and supernatural issues. Kashf al-Asrar is of this kind, which includes the writer's revelations and spiritual journey. In this spiritual journey, he encounters super-real creatures and visits fantastic places, and most importantly, has meetings and talks with God; a range of events that gives a fantastic, super-real and phantasmagoric structure to the book. In this article, in addition to explaining the super-real and fantastic literature, using the elements and methods used by Ruzbehan Baqli, such as symbol, metaphor, etc., the authors describe and explain the elements of the fantastic literature in Kashf al-Asrar. It is said that, in order to explain this journey and spiritual experience, Ruzbehan uses various tools in three realms of the inner, outer, and super-real worlds to illustrate his connection with the unseen world and its extraordinary creatures.
 
Keywords: Kashf-Al-Asrar, Tripartite Worlds (Inner, Outer, Super-Real Worlds), Fantastic, Phantasmagoria
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: ادبیات غنایی


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