Department of Persian Language and Literature

Persian Language and Literature is taught at both general and specialized levels in three academic programs (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Persian Language and Literature are taught in Iranian universities and institutes of higher education in order to familiarize students with various dimensions of Persian prose and poetry and enable graduates to take advantage of scientific, cultural and social capacities of this glorious human treasure. Training professionals for research and education in the extensive realm of Persian Language and Literature is among other objectives of this Department.  More

Head of the Department of Persian Language & Literature 
Abolghasem_Ghavam
Abolghasem Ghavam
Associate Professor
Department of Persian Language and Literature
ghavam@um.ac.ir
+985138806759


Concentration areas offered by the Department of Persian Language & Literature 
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Persian Language and Literature
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Persian Language and Literature – Comparative Literature
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Persian Language and Literature Mystical literature
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Persian Language and Literature Epic literature
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Academic staff

Samira Bameshki
Assistant Professor
Zahra Ekhteyari
Associate Professor
Mahmood Fotoohi Rudmajani
Professor
Ehsan Ghabool
Assistant Professor
Farzad Ghaemi
Assistant Professor
Abolghasem Ghavam
Associate Professor
Omid Hamedani
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Javad Mahdavi
Assistant Professor
Seyed Gavad Mortezaei
Associate Professor
Mahdokht Pourkhaleghi Chatroodi
Professor
Abdollah Radmard
Associate Professor
Salman Saket
Assistant Professor
Maryam Salehinia
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Taghavi
Associate Professor
Mohammad Jafar Yahaghi
Professor
Seyed Mahdi Zarghani
Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Hemmati Avilagh, K., & Ghaemi, F. (2017). Are Bahman, Son of Esfandiar Rouintan, and Longimanus Artaxerxes the same person?. Man in India, 97 (23), 65-82.

Recent theses and dissertations

Jafarzade, N. (2017). Body reflection in Avesta and Pahavi translated texts. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dasturani, M. (2017). A Kind of Sufi behavior With Language and non-linguistic phenomena in Persian mystical texts( Since the beginning of the fifth century to the end of the seventh century).. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Radfar, S. (2017). A critical research of writing about contemporary's concept in Persians tazkirahs. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Panahi, N. (2017). A comparative analysis of pain and suffering in Molavi`s Masnavi and Saadi`s w(Based on Figures Of Speech). , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tabatabaei Vaez, B. (2017). Typology of Womens Writings in Press during the Constitutional Movement and Pahlavi I in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hallaji, A. (2017). Motif and its function in explaining two authors attitude (sadeq choubak and Galal al - ahmad )with the aproach of human and the word. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sezavar, A. (2017). form of humor in the works for children an adolescents according to the ambiguity fonagy,s. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alizade, H. (2017). The Textual Criticism of Rostam and Sohrab. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseinpour, H. (2017). Functions of Persian Literature in Teaching Persian Language to Non-Persian Speakers. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mirdeylami, Z. (2017). A Comparison of the Features of Sadi Golestan and its counterparts on the Kings chapter. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghandehari, S. (2017). An analysis of linguistic characteristics of the Quranic interlinear translations (from the beginning of the 4th century A.H. to the middle of the 6th century A.H.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ovliaee, M. (2017). Hafiz audience research in the field of articles from 1381 to 1390.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Setayesh Mehr, A. (2017). Analysis of stigma in the Sadegh Hedayats stories according to the Erving Goffmans theory.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zeydanloo, M. (2017). A comparative study of characters in Malakut and La Bete Humaine (The Humain Beast). , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mortezaei, S. (2017). Stylistic analysis of five contemporary Post-Nima poets (Yad'ollah Royaiy, Ahmad Reza Ahmadi, Seyyed Ali Salehi, Ali Babachahi and Garoos Abd'olmalekian). , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rastegar, R. (2017). The transformation path of Mokhtar s narratives from historic sources to epic poetries (Mokhtar Nameh). , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saadatshoa, M. (2017). The effect of epitext on Ahmad Shamlous poetic images, according to the theory of discourse analysis. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mirskandari, S. (2017). Study of biography and works Sheikh_alraeis Abo-alhasan Qajar Heirat. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Miri, A. (2017). A study on power relations amongcharacters of fire without smoke(Atash-e BedooneDood) novel based Fairclough 's critical discourse analysis. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tavanche, F. (2017). Descriptive &Critical Bibloiography Persian eloquence from Beginning to 1395 Solar Hijri. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al-bayati, M. (2017). Research about the Sufi sects in Iraq sins it`s inception till today.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nikfar, M. (2017). The Study of Hosein Sanapoor's Narration Style Based on Stream of Consciousness. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barati, A. (2017). An Investigation of Oral Tradition in Iranian Narrative Tumars and Poetic Epics A Case Study of Shahname, Borzu Name, and Shahryar Name. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zarifian, M. (2017). Study in adaptation in iranian director works "Masoud Kimiaii" based on theory of Hypertexuality (Genette). , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezvani, S. (2017). A descriptive-critical review of NEZAMI works in 1288-1394. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yazdandost, S. (2017). A Study of Cohesive Elements in Nezami's Khosrow and Shirin and Amir Khosrow Dehlavi's Shirin and Khosrow. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kargar, S. (2017). The tendency study of contemporary classical poets to conversation and woqoo style. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kazemian Moghadam, S. (2017). A Research on Adib pishawary`s life and Works with focusing on Masnavi Qysar nameh. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khosroupoor, S. (2017). A review and criticism of Bahar- e Ajam dictionary. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yeilaghi, M. (2017). Correction of The Majalis al-ushshaq (The Assemblies of Lovers) and Study about it.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zarrinfekr, M. (2017). The imagination of god in mysticism Baha-e- Valad. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shakhsi Khazeni, S. (2017). A study of the effects of power relations on the formation of Sufi discourse in Kashf-ol-Mahjub. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghoryani, R. (2017). Study and Analysis sahebqeran - nameh. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahmoradi, O. (2017). Correction of the anthology Maj. mu. e- ye. La. ti. yef. va sa.fi. ne- ye. zara. yef and study about it.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barati Bagherabad, M. (2017). An examination of Keykhosrows deeds in the Shahnameh and the texts before and after the Shahnameh until the 7th century AH. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parhizgar, F. (2017). Concrete Prose in Postmodern Fiction. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Foroutani, F. (2017). The Role of Zodiac Constellations in Imagery of Khaqanis Odes. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghahraman, F. (2017). The Textual Criticism of Ghahramn-name of Tarsusi and the Study on the Evolution of its Narrations. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Razavi, F. (2017). Growth and transformation of pluralism (Wosat-i- Mashrab) thought Safavid literature. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alizadeh Garmabesofla, H. (2017). Study of Myths of Plant and Animal in Scripts of Bahram Beyzae, Abbas Kiarostami and Dariush Mehrjue (using Mythic Criticism of Gilbert Durand). , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Momeni, S. (2017). Genealogy epistle in the Qajar period. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Molavi, N. (2017). Comparative Study and the analysis of Heroine in the Bnu-goshasp-nma and Oral Epic. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Javadi Hessar, M. (2017). The study of Shamloo,s critical views on Classical persian poets. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abdi Makvand, E. (2017). The literary features in Suleimannama and the representation of the religious and national identity in it.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Masoudi Suran, A. (2017). CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF FERDOWSI. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Noorsobhi, A. (2017). The archaeology of textual criticism of Shahnameh. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kaffash, H. (2017). a study on the function of historical rhetoric on Safavid dynasty. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Samei, M. (2017). Study of the types of pun and its function in Nizamis poetry. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gholizadeh, M. (2017). The study and intertextual analysis of Qaimiyyat Diwan based on Gerard Genetts intertextuality theory.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Izadkhah, S. (2017). Representation of the beloved body in the first part of the first sonnets of Hafez Shirazi. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bina, Y. (2017). Political thought in Farabis utopia and Ferdowsis Shahname: a comparative study. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

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Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Department of Persian Language and Literature

Phone: +985138796829-33

Fax: +985138794144

Postal code: 917794883