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Oct 20, 2015 by aktaylor
REL 3432 : Persian Sufi Literature East and West
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:21:59 GMT
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:18:59 GMT
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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Persian Sufi Literature East and West
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Persian Sufi Literature
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The teachings of Sufism as reflected in the history of Persian Sufi literature. The influence of that literature on literary figures outside of the Islamic world, especially in the West, but also in India and China, from the 18th to the 20th centuries.
After this course, students should be able to: 1. understand the basic concepts of Persian Sufi literature. 2. speak about the major historical figures of Persian Sufi literature, their most significant works, and the particular imagery and symbolism they used. 3. understand the impact of Persian Sufi literature on other cultures, with particular emphasis on Western culture, through the study of the works of the Romantics and New England Transcendentalists.
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GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
Course Reviewer Comments
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 23:45:11 GMT
Rollback: Syllabi need learning outcomes.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:33:33 GMT
Rollback: As requested.