The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 9
Page No. 2342 - 2348

Survey on the Socio-Cultural Aspects in Bakhtiar Nameh

Authors : Ebrahim Eghbali and Elham Panahali

Abstract: Sociology of literature studies the interaction between the poet or writer and society. Bakhtiar Nameh contains stories written in Seljuk period adopted new prose under the influence of contemporary social conditions and represented Iran social status at that period. Issues including the effect of the government in society, court posts, feasts, ceremonies and entertainments, marriage ceremonies and jobs have been portrayed in these stories. This research was conducted documentary and the socio-cultural issues cited in Bakhtiar Nameh were investigated. It was identified that whena society is declining the thinkers begin to create outstanding of users to preserve their values. Sometimes, people tend to read stories written in a period and the mission of the writers is to tell stories for preserving cultural values. The results of this research revealed that literature provides a context for representing the societies’ best and worst aspects.

How to cite this article:

Ebrahim Eghbali and Elham Panahali, 2016. Survey on the Socio-Cultural Aspects in Bakhtiar Nameh. The Social Sciences, 11: 2342-2348.

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