Introducing the book The Face of Two Women by Ali Akbar Saeedi Sirjani
“The Face of Two Women” is a work by “Ali Akbar Saeedi Sirjani” which compares the stories of “Khosrow and Shirin” and “Lily and Majnoon” from Khamseh Nezami in three parts. In the first part and introduction of the book “The image of two women”, this comparison is made with a description of the similarities and differences between Lily and Shirin, as well as Qais and Khosrow, and in general, the quality and type of love of these two couples, how this love is formed. And examines the conditions of society that ultimately shaped different destinies for women storytellers.
The introduction of the work is an important and attractive part of this book, which has been written with the author’s punctual and accurate look. “Ali Akbar Saeedi Sirjani” aristocracy to the stories in question causes a deeper understanding of these two famous Iranian stories for the audience.
Even for logical reasons, he has beautifully separated the main parts of the story from the added parts that led to the distortion of the military story in later centuries. “Ali Akbar Saeedi Sirjani” has also presented an interesting analysis of the Lily Parvar and Shirin Parvar communities, which in addition to making it interesting to read this work, contains instructive and highly educational points.
The second part is a summary of the story of Khosrow and Shirin and the third part is a summary of the story of Lily and Majnoon. They do not have a high level of mastery of literature and also benefit from the contents of this work.
Ali Akbar Saeedi Sirjani (20 Azar 1310 Sirjan – 6 Azar 1373 Tehran) was a writer, researcher, writer and political activist from Iran and one of the critics of the Islamic Republic after the revolution. Ali Akbar Saeedi Sirjani, Iranian writer, researcher and writer, was born on December 11, 1941 in Sirjan. After studying in elementary school in his hometown in 1327, he entered Kerman Preparatory University to continue his education. In 1330, he went to Tehran University to study philosophy and lost his father at the same time as finishing his studies.
Excerpts from the book The Image of Two Women
A famous girl sits alone on a horse and rushes from the navel of Armenia to the heart of Ctesiphon without any attendant or guardian. you went?! And where did you go ?! …. But Lily is not in such a situation that she is condemned to the harem environment and her crimes are many. One is that a woman is born and because she is a woman, she is deprived of any authority and choice. His other sin is beauty and living in an environment where instead of the constipation nature of monarchical traits, poor Hakim Bashi is purified and instead of training men, they resort to condemning women.
…. A girl has been given to her husband without her consent. The husband has paid for the lions and has bought the girl and taken her home. Shepherds around the village …
2- Introducing the book in Aparat