Nov 29, 2023  
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ARIC 000/3109 - The World of Mahfouz (3 cr.)



Description
This is a course proposed for the core curriculum, Egypt category, secondary level. The course introduces students to the work of novelist Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006). It is based on an interdisciplinary approach, bringing together literary studies, film studies and history. Students will conduct in-depth readings of Mahfouz’s novels and short stories and learn how to analyze them. They will also watch and study a number of films and drama series episodes adapted from his novels. They will learn about the multiple facets of Mahfouz’s career, including his contributions as a scriptwriter, the historical events he witnessed and how all of this shaped his writings. The course includes lectures by guest speakers and a field trip. All readings are in translation.



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