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Modern Arabic Fiction: Narratology and Text Analysis - Arabic

The course gives in-depth knowledge on literary analysis and will focus on theoretical perspectives related to a specific theme and to narratology.

Within the course students read fictional texts in Arabic based on the theme of the course, as well as secondary sources about the fictional works in the program.


  • Course structure

    The course is one module, 7.5 credits.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. The language of instruction is English. Attendance at all teaching sessions is obligatory.

    Course details and resources

    Course infromation, details and literature lists can be found in the learning platform Athena closer to the start of the semester.

    Please note that only registred students have access to downloadable resources such as PDF documents in Athena.


    The course is examined on the basis of a written essay assignment. The examination will be in English.


    Tania al-Saadi

  • Schedule

    The 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 literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Middle Eastern and North Africa's Languages and Cultures?

    Student Councelor:

    Director of Studies:
    Martin Säfström
    Phone: 08-16 29 43