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Some Narrative Points and Motifs in Heroic- Storytelling Verse; Zarrin Qabā Nāme. CFL 2013; 1 (1) :1-40
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Zarrin Qabā Nāme is a huge verse in 23133 couplets that probably has been versified in the Safavid period. Its poet is unknown and beginning of itś matter is coming of Solomonś messenger (Zarrin-qabā) to Keyxosrowś court and his confronting with Iranians. Afterwards several stories are narrated that their important persons are Sistanś heroes. Structure, language and content of Zarrin-Qabā-Nāme are storytelling-folklotic. Therefore, studying of its important motifs is useful in knowing and completion of Iranian folk- storytelling literatureś motifs. In this paper, some of these kinds of points and motifs are studied in four parts: 1) Semitic and Islamic matters 2) Rare and single indications, 3) Other matters and contents, and 4) Modeling from other stories.
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Popular literature|Folklore
Received: 2013/10/29 | Accepted: 2013/04/21 | Published: 2013/11/3

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