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Classical Turkish Poetry

TURKISH 5627: Classical Turkish Poetry

Reading and analysis of Turkish poetry of the 13th through 18th centuries; Turkish metrics and literary theory. Prereq: 2102 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 627.

This course will focus on the style, structure, interpretation and translation of classical Turkish poetry. Students will be asked to prepare weekly oral and written translations which will be compiled towards a final translation anthology project due at the end of the quarter. Other requirements include regular attendance, a short paper, a midterm and a final.
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