Arabic 2702


Arabic 2702 Modern Arabic Literature in Translation

Dr. Johanna Sellman

Reading and analysis of representative works of the 19th and 20th centuries by contemporary Arab women authors. This course provides an informative and perceptive account of the literary developments in the Arab world from the beginnings of the literary Renaissance to the rise and development of the major genres of poetry and prose of the 19th and 20th centuries. Poetic selections, short stories, novels, and plays of wide-ranging orientation (romantic, mystical, socio-political, religious, and philosophical) are read and discussed. The course will focus on a number of important modern Arab writers, with particular attention to women writers

Fall 2021
Class time & Location: 2:20-3:40 W/F - Class # 34197/35056
GE Literature, GE Diversity: Global Studies