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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
The sociology of art and literature is a subfield of sociology in which the social structure and function of art and literature as well as the relationships between society and art, is investigated. Since the subject is quite recent in Iran, this paper will briefly deal with its major objectives, history, and theories. The first section of the paper is devoted to the definitions and relevant issues of sociology of art and literature. The second section deals with the history of the field since 18th century. In the third section the main sociological approaches of the field arc reviewed, which include knowledge causality, sociol causality, interactive causality, and syrnholic-cornmunic.u ivc approach. Finally, the last part is devoted to a comprehensive hihliography of the Persian literature in sociology of art and literature.