عنوان مقاله [English]
In today's world, scholars and experts are calling for ways to promote their own ideas in different ways. Art and literature, especially fiction has a more influential role than the others in this context. Since 1940, the effort of prominent scholars has led to the growth and prosperity of the Islamic stories so that in the fifties, the Islamic literature was presented as a literary school with its own inherent characteristics.
Najib Kilany (1931-1995) is an Arab contemporary writer and among the theorists in Islamic literature. The current paper attempts to examine the elements of the story Hekayat Tabib by Kilany so as to explore the manifestations of Islamic literature in such a collection. To this end, after a short review of Kilany,s biography we will consider his viewpoints on the Islamic literature and then examine the story elements of Hekayat Tabibbased on Islamic literature approach. Through examining the themes, characters, dialogue, and descriptions, it can be observed that Kilany has incorporated certain manifestations of Islamic literature in the stories. Hence, Hekayat Tabib can be regarded as one of the realizations of Islamic stories.