ENGL 306 Middle Eastern Literatures

This survey course will offer a study of Middle Eastern literatures from antiquity to the present. The central goal of the course is to introduce the students to the trends and genres in Middle Eastern literatures and to offer them an overview of the historical, literary, and cultural setting of some of the canonical literary texts. Particular emphasis will be given to a broad understanding of the interaction between religion, history, and literature in the Middle East. All readings will be in English translation.




Offered on occasion