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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Religion (REL)
REL
3432
Persian Sufi Literature East and West
Persian Sufi Literature
201403
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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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CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures

dullman (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 23:45:11 GMT): Rollback: Syllabi need learning outcomes.
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