Middle Eastern literature
7.5 credits cr.
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This course gives an introduction to the literary history of the Middle East.
This course will give an introduction to Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Hebrew literature with a special focus on Arabic classic and modern prose. During the course the student will also read and discuss two translated novels.
The course consists of one module of 7.5 credits.
All teaching and examination at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies will continue to be web-based throughout autumn semester 2021.
Lectures and seminars.
Course details and resources
Course details, lesson planning and course literature can be found in the learning platform Athena (The link is being updated)
Please note that only registred students have access to resources, like PDF documents, in Athena.
The course is examined through a written assignment, in the form of a home exam, and an oral presentation of a fictional work.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
The course literature for Autumn 21 is being updated.