Jun 15, 2024  
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

SATR 3280 - Poetry of Passionate Devotion:The Ghazal

In this course we will read selections from some of the best classical Urdu and Persian lyric poetry. we will learn about the conventions of love in Urdu literary culture and the poetics of the ghazal in general. We will explore the different possibilities of interpretation: how the line between sacred and profane love (ishq) is often blurred, the relationship of poetry to mystical inspiration and so on.

Credits: 3