Shahriar Khosravi; Iranian Writers, Vazne Donya

A Critical Survey to the Secular Writers’ Institutions after the Islamic Revolution

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This article introduces an emigration: That of Iranian secular writers from their own land, the independent literary periodicals, to a newly emerged reformist force’s realm, the radical newspapers, in 1370s/ 1990s. I will discuss this emigration and the supposed negative repercussions thereof. After describing how this occurred, the conclusive normative move will be put forward: To show how it has contributed to these intellectuals becoming not only less effective and critical but also, to some extent, more dependent and alienated.

Farsi Version
Originally published in Vazne Donyā, Volume 3, 2019.