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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Sometimes, while investigating familiar and common genres of Persian literature, some unfamiliar genres appear. These genres were used mostly in some earlier periods. One of these genres is Sarâpâ. By investigating historical and geographical backgrounds of this genre the reasons for its popularity, especially in the period of the Indian style, are revealed. This article tries to introduce Sarâpâs and analyse their literary structure and rhetorical aspects. However, wherever it is possible, some of their themes and socio-cultural backgrounds like the aesthetics of the Beloved are also discussed.
Keyw ords: Sarâpâ, Beloved, literary genres, verse, prose, Indian style.