عنوان مقاله [English]
There are numerous examples in the world literature history in which the authors have compulsively kept away of direct expression or clarification of the subject and have even used the aesthetic devices for precaution and encryption. On the contrary to censorship which is usually because of political, cultural and ideological affairs directly obliged by the power to the authors and his writings, Self-censorship is due to personal, social, ideological and even political observations of the author himself. Writers and poets sometimes refer to the phenomenon of self-censorship textually or extra-textually and the process of the phenomenon. In this survey, after referring to the exact meaning of literary self-censorship, and its bases and causes, agreements or disagreements about it, self-motivation or non-self-motivation of it, the process of Panopton & Panopticism in literary criticism, we have tried to this question that how the literary auto-criticism method can help in studying self-censorship. Yet, the relationship among self-censorship and Alias, Topic, date, selection for printing, structure, language, Samizdat, hope and fate of the works of art are treated as well.