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Investigating Desān Khāni Tradition among Turkmen. CFL. 2018; 6 (23) :219-244
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-11-28336-en.html
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The tradition of storytelling has a very long history and, as an important part of oral literature, is considered very useful for recognizing culture and literature.Nevertheless, the researchers has paid little attention to the traditions of Desān Khāni among Turkmen. This tradition is composed of folk prose or poetic tales in which the singer define them in turn by a kind of musical instrument. This poetic and musical tradition can help us better understand the context of oral literature and its narrative techniques. In spite of key role and important character of this tradition in Turkmen culture, stories in Desān Khāni Tradition share some commonalities with Turkish ethnics in central Asia and Iranian cultures that insist on eclectic feature of this culture and its communicative function. In this article, the author tries to introduce, classify and study the stories of this tradition among Turkmen.
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Article Type: پژوهشی اصیل |
Received: 2018/12/18 | Accepted: 2018/12/18 | Published: 2018/12/18

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