2017-2018 Catalog 
    Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog

ARBT110 CM - Modern Arabic Poetry in Translation

Offers a window into the richness and sophistication of modern Arabic poetry. It focuses on major themes in Arabic poetry, and will cover the most important poetic texts and works written by the leading Arab poets in contemporary times. It begins with providing a necessary overview of classical Arabic poetic traditions, including pre-Islamic poetry. The course also offers insights into critical aspects of modern Arab culture. It examines the influence of Western literature on modern Arabic poetry, and discusses the significant role of modern Arab poets within Arab society. The course will be taught in English.

Offered: Occasionally

Credit: 1

Course Number: ARBT110 CM