International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2017)

Simin Daneshvar in the light of her novel Savushun


Khursheed Bano

Simin Danshvar is the first woman novelist in Iran she covers the issue of gender and Iranian national identity in her novel savushun. It is the first novel to be published by an Iranian woman in 1969. The novel describes Iranís condition when Reza Shah Pahlavi overthrew years of Iranian dynasty and established a monarchy. Savushun is important as historical aspect and as well as essential to the present day discussion of gender and politics, especially for women.
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