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LITR 178 01 (13303) /CPLT654/NELC156/NELC556/MMES201/HUMS233
Classics of the Arabic-Islamic World
Shawkat Toorawa
WF 2.30-3.45 WLH 014
Fall 2017 
Final exam scheduled (Group 37) 12/20/2017 W 9.00
Areas Hu
Readings in translation

Survey of the literary tradition of the Arabic-Islamic world (West Asia, North Africa, and Muslim Spain), a textual conversation among diverse authors from late antiquity to the Mamluk period. Prose and poetry from the Qur'an to the Arabian Nights; attention to the interdependence of the works and their cultural setting, the agendas authors pursued, and the characters they portrayed.