The course explores a wide variety of literature from the Islamic world from both the classical and modern periods. The course will study primary sources in English translation and the selection of texts cover several literary genres- scriptural, biographical, mystical, belle-lettres, prose and the modern short story. Each week will focus on a particular theme, with one of the readings forming the basis for student led seminar presentations.
Course will fulfill the following curricular requirements:
MAIRS - Interreligious Studies: Elective
MAIRS- Islamic Studies: Foundational Fields
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