Apr 11, 2021  
Graduate Record 2007-2008 
    
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PETR 521 - Persian Literature in Translation


Reading from the works of major figures in classical Persian literature, especially Rudaki, Ferdowsi, Khayyam, Attar, Mowlavi, Sa’adi, and Hafez, as well as the most important minor writers of each period. Emphasizes the role of the Ma’shuq (the beloved), Mamduh (the praised one), and Ma’bud (the worshiped one) in classical verse, as well as the use of allegory and similar devices in both prose and verse. Taught in English. (IR)

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