Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
LNG 367 Arab Literature in Translation
(Also ENL 367)
4 hours; 4 credits
A study of Arabic literature in translation covering a variety of genres, authors, cultural traditions, and historical periods. Works will be examined in relation to literary and other cultural-historical contexts. Topics covered may include: the rise of nationalism, colonialism and post-colonialism, hybrid identities, gender issues, national traumas, and dystopias. For English majors or minors concentrating in literature, this course fulfills the requirements for literature in translation. 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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