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ENGL 262 - Introduction to Modern Arab Literature in Translation

3 Credit(s).

Examines Arab literature of the late 20th century within the context of literary and historical traditions, decolonization and emergent social and political movements. Students develop a familiarity with the techniques of literary analysis to explore how Arab writers from diverse regions reflect, shape, and contest the values of their societies. Students also examine the wave that gender, race, and class, and conflict inform the poetry, fiction, and other cultural products of the modern Arab world. Readings and discussions will be conducted in English. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101  with a  grade of “C” or better

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