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Fall 2021 Middle East GU4628 section 001
Love and Longing in Early-Modern South A
Love & Longing in S. Asia

Call Number 18233
Day & Time
T 4:10pm-6:00pm
MPR Riverside Church
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Christine H Marrewa Karwoski
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description How were love and longing imagined and articulated in early-modern South Asia? How do romantic themes and literary genres cross perceived divides between religions, realities, and geographical regions? This class explores themes of romance and love in South Asia and introduces students to a corpus of early-modern Indian literature including the Premakhyan (love story) genre, Bhakti and Sufi devotional poetry, courtly Kavya poetry, and the Ghazal literary tradition, among others.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 8 students (20 max) as of 9:00PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number GU4628
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20213MDES4628G001

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