A Study of the Realist Movement in Persian and Urdu Short Stories (A Brief and Comparative Look)



Along with the beginning of novel and short story writing in Persian and Urdu languages various literary movements like Realism, Social Realism and Surrealism overshadowed the contemporary literature of Iran and Pakistan. Modern prose of Persian and Urdu consists of great assets from novels and short stories, and their considerable background . During various periods of the growth and prosperity of literary fiction,the short story has been a pioneer in modern story writing in any language particularly for contemporary writers. In this article, we have briefly studied the movement of realism in short stories of both languages, we also have a comparative look at realistic literature of these languages. In fact, realistic writing has been an important characteristic of contemporary literature of the Persian and Urdu language.