Persian Prose

PERSIAN 5601: Persian Prose

Selected readings reflecting the major genres of classical Persian prose, plus a modern novel. Prereq: 3101or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 651.

This course seeks to familiarize students whose command of Persian is at an advanced level with the major genres of both classical and modern Persian prose. Students who have in the lower level courses read excerpts chosen largely for their degree of difficulty will read entire works, or major portions of such works, chosen for their literary quality and for their seminal influence in genre and style. Students will increase their fluency in reading and learn to exercise an enhanced facility in the language.
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