Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
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 writers in Asia (including the Middle East), Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. 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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