AAPTIS 569 - Modern Arabic Poetry
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
AAPTIS 502; Fluency in Arabic at the advanced level.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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This course presents an overview of the major eras of Arabic poetry. We will analyze examples of Modern poetry, focusing in particular on how it deals with taboos and gender through the use of different styles, genres and strategies. The selected texts will include a variety of genres in poetry ranging from classical poems to prose poems. We will examine how political and social issues are expressed, focusing in particular on social injustice, poverty and war, but also love; and on how Arabic poetry plays a unifying role in the liberal movement all over the Arab world. Readings for the class are in both English and Arabic, but the class is conducted entirely in Arabic.

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The class is conducted entirely in Arabic.

AAPTIS 569 - Modern Arabic Poetry
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001 (SEM)
Wolv. Access
Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
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