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COLT 35: History of Narrative

Winter 2012: Kadhim (2)

Arabian Nights East & West

An introduction to Arabo-Islamic culture through its most accessible and popular exponent, One Thousand and One Nights . The course will take this masterpiece of world literature as the focal point for a multidisciplinary literary study. It will cover the genesis of the text from Indian and Mediterranean antecedents, its Arabic recensions, its reception in the West, and its influence on European literature. Dist: LIT or INT; WCult: NW

Last Updated: 7/27/11