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ARABIC 245R - Readings in Classical Arabic Poetry, Prosody, and Literary Theory or return to Course Catalog Search

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Faculty of Arts and SciencesNear Eastern Languages and CivilizationsShady Nasser
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2018-2019  (show academic calendar)W   3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Semitic Museum 304
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
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Readings in Classical Arabic poetry (Pre-Islamic, Umayyad, and Abbasid) chosen from a variety of classical sources (anthologies, D?w?n collections, Encyclopedias and literary theory). Arabic Prosody will be studied in detail throughout the semester using al-Tibr?z??s manual of ?ar??. A selection of writings on literary theory discussing language, form, and poetic norms.Advanced knowledge of classical Arabic is required (at least four years of formal training)

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