May 23, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

ARAB 386. Arabic Fables and Short Stories


This course provides an overview of short Arabic literary texts, ranging from the animal fables translated by Ibn al-Muqaffa' in the 8th century to Arabic short stories from the 20th century. Students will read a number of stories in English as well as a selection of texts in classical and modern standard Arabic by some of the most prominent Arabic-writing authors of the last thirteen centuries. Advanced topics in grammar will be addressed as the need arises. Prerequisite: ARAB 300  or the permission of the instructor.