Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
ENL 364 Anglophone Arab Literature
(Also LNG 364)
4 hours; 4 credits
A study of Arab literature written in English from the nineteenth century to the present. Works will be examined in relation to literary and other cultural-historical contexts. Topics covered may include: nationalism, colonialism and post-colonialism, cultural hybridity and cosmopolitanism, gender issues, diasporic identities, immigration, and ties to the old and new countries. For English majors or minors concentrating in literature, this course fulfills the requirements for "Literature written by women, American minorities, or Third World writers." For linguistics, writing, and dramatic literature concentrators, it counts as an elective in the major.
Prerequisite: An ENH 200-level course or ENL 290
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