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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part IB

This course considers the nature of literary Arabic, and how it has changed over time. Specifically it aims to:

  • introduce you to reading and translating literary Arabic prose and poetry texts
  • acquaint you with the basic grammatical structures of literary Arabic
  • enhance your understanding of translation techniques, textual analysisand linguistic expression
  • provide you with an introduction to the history, study and analysis of Arabic literature