عنوان مقاله [English]
in this article, have been studied researches published about Attar in the field of articles, from 1991 to the end of 2019 . The aim of this study is to investigate the quantity and quality of research about Attar in scientific research journals. The researches have been studied in three components of historical course, approach to Attar's works and thematic axes. During these years, 280 articles have been published in 45 scientific research journals. 452 authors from 88 national University, Azad University, Payame Noor University, and non-academic universities have contributed to the writing of articles. The result of the research shows the growth of researches published about Attar in the eighties and nineties. Among Attar's works, Mantiq al-Tair is at the forefront of research. he topics of "Content study of works", "Analysis of Attar's works based on literary theories", "Structural and linguistic and rhetorical analysis of Attar", "Comparative study" and "Critique of works and thought" are the main topics of Attar's research in these years. Since the mid-eighties, there have been changes in content analysis, attitudes toward the content of Attar's poetry have changed, and even his thoughts have been criticized. The main evolution of research is to pay attention to the comparative study of Attar's works with international works and to analyze his works based on literary theories, which has been increasing since the eighties ut there is little research on linguistics and rhetoric.