Modern Languages and Comparative Literature Courses
GRS LY 741 (XL 441, LY 441, XL 741)- 1001 Nights in the World Literary Imagination
What is The Thousand and One Nights? How has this ever-expanding collection appealed to its diverse audiences? Focus on Nights structure and themes, notable translations and offshoots in western literature and art, and later appropriations by Arab and Muslim writers.
GRS LY 781- Contemporary Arab Literature: Subversion, Censorship, Exile (in English Translation)
Subversion, censorship, and exile explored in contemporary Arabic texts. Focus on women’s and émigrés’ writings to demonstrate the dialectical relationships among the three themes.
GRS LY 782- Quran and Writing
GRS LY 951/952- Directed Study Arabic