PERSIAN 158 - Modern Persian Poetry and Prose or return to Course Catalog Search
159766 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations||Amr Ahmed|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Fall 2017-2018 (show academic calendar)||TuTh 11:30 a.m. - 12:59 p.m.||Northwest Bldg B110 (SEAS)|
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Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
Graduate and Undergraduate
The course focuses on the reading and understanding of a selection of texts from various genres within the corpus of modern Persian poetry and prose. Students will become acquainted with the major actors of the early Iranian literary modernity (late 19th - early 20th century) through a selection of excerpts drawn from their literary as well as theoretical output. The detailed understanding of the language at play among Iranian modernists will complement the study of the context and literary significance of these texts.
Recommended: At least two years of Persian or equivalent.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.