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Graduate Record 2017-2018 
Graduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARTR 5245 - Arabic Literary Delights

In this course we will focus specifically on the literary representation of and socio-cultural/theosophical debate on humor, pleasantry, wit, frivolity, eating, feasting, banquets crashing, dietetics, erotology, aphrodisiacs, sexual education and hygiene. We will organize the course around selected readings from a variety of premodern Arabic jocular, culinary and erotological literature available in English translations.

Credits: 3