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Persian Literature in Translation

PERSIAN 2701: Persian Literature in Translation

A study of Persian literature in translation and the history of its discourses, genres, and styles.  Prereq: English 1110 (110). Not open to students with credit for 371. GE lit and diversity global studies course.

This course will expose students to Persian literature in translation from both classical and modern periods in order to make it available to students and comparativists in other languages and disciplines. The aim of the course is for the student to become acquainted with a number of representative works of Persian literature, to identify enduring themes in the literature, and to see the ways in which modern Persian literature has grown from its classical origins.
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