World Literature

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
2018-19: Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Eastern Time
September 4, 2018 to May 28, 2019
2018

September

4   11   18   25  

October

2   9   16   23   30  

November

6   13   20   27  

December

4   11   18 

2019

January

8   15   22   29  

February

5   12   19   26  

March

5   12   19   26  

April

2   9   23   30  

May

7   14   21   28  

Unit VII: Persian and Arabic Literatures

Week 17
Please read:

Time Line, 620-621
Introduction: Persian and Arabic Literatures, 622-629
Introduction: al-Khansa, 630

Introduction: The Koran, 633-634

Introduction: The Thousand and One Nights, 638-639

Behind the Scenes: A Thousand and One Nights of Inspiration, 645
Introduction: The Shahname: The Epic of Persia, 646-648

Introduction: Omar Khayyam, 654-655

The Art of Translation: Two Translations of the Rubáiyát, 660
Introduction: Rumi, 661-662

Introduction: Saadi, 665-666

Language and Culture: Where the Mulla Goes, Laughter Follows, 672-673
Language Skills: Maintaining Verb Tense Consistency, 674-675
Critical Thinking and Writing: Observing and Analyzing a Process, 676-677