:: Volume 3, Issue 12 (ADAB va ERFAN Persian Language and Literature Quarterly 2012) ::
ادبستان 2012, 3(12): 111-130 Back to browse issues page
The Domination of Mystical Atmosphere on the Status of "Leili" in Persian Literature
Mohammad Hasan Haeri , Elham Rostaie Rad *
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Compared with other lyrical epopee, the “Leili and Majnoon “ story is considered as one of the most essential source scited by Sufi mystics and scientists so that this tragedy and its characters have never been forgotten over time. On the contrary after composing the Leili and Majnoon by Nizami, their presence has left a deep trace in poetry and literature. According to the theory of​​ mystics, virtual lover can be a bridge to reachthe divine love. The present article is an effort to survey the "Leili" status in literature especially the mystical literature and also to review main aspects of her. This study examines the Conformity of this character based on Nizami narrative with emphasis on its important role in the area of mysticism .Finallythis study indicates that Leili is a historical mistress with specific attributes. Sometimes she is manifested as and sometimes as a manifestation of the eternal.

Keywords: Leili, Majnoon, mysticism, virtual love, real love.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/07/1 | Accepted: 2016/07/1 | Published: 2016/07/1


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