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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ARAB 4450 - The Other in Premodern Arabic Sources


This course explores the unduly studied corpus of Arabic writings that describes the encounters with and perception of the Other. Much effort will be devoted to investigate medieval and early modern Arab-Muslim views of the Other in a cross-generic selection of non-religious Arabic prose such as travelogues, diplomatic memoirs, captivity reports, marvels, folktales, literary debates/boasting, and poetry. Prerequisite: ARAB 3020



Credits: 3