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Fall 2017 Comparative Literature: Middle East UN3221 section 001
ARABIC LITERATURE AS WORLD LITERATURE
ARABIC LITERATURE AS WORLD LIT

Call Number 21397
Day & Time
Location
W 10:10am-12:00pm
104 Knox Hall
Points 4
Approvals Required None
Instructor Sarah Bin Tyeer
Type SEMINAR
Course Description This advanced undergraduate seminar focuses on Arabic literature in the world, as World Literature. The focus will be particularly on pre-modern Arabic literary works that traveled and circulated and were adapted to and acquired individual meanings in different cultures. We will look at how literary works travel and circulate through its fusion with regional concepts, or even take on new meanings at different times and places. Admittedly, also, we will look into the strengths, weaknesses, and criticism surrounding World Literature.
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Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 4 students (20 max) as of 11:43PM Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Subject Comparative Literature: Middle East
Number UN3221
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Columbia College, Barnard, General Studies, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate
Campus Morningside
Section key 20173CLME3221W001

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