An Introduction to Persian Literature, an Aesthetic Tradition Over a Millennium Old (AMELANG 144)
This course examines Iranian female writings in the modern era and will familiarize students with some of the most significant modern and contemporary feminist writings in Persian literature. It will trace how almost everything surging around the movement of Zan, Zendegi, Azadi (Woman, Life, Freedom) can be found in Iranian Women¿s poetry and prose of the modern era. In this course, a close reading of the texts will be in the Persian language; however, the best modern English translation will be provided. Prerequisite: One year of Persian language class or the equivalent.
Letter or Credit/No Credit