HMØK03521U  Classical Literature with literary theory and method

Volume 2015/2016

MA in Middle Eastern Languages and Societies, 2008


The course will analyze the most representative genres of the Classical Arabic Literature in their socio-historical settings and development. A selection of outstanding authors and texts will be provided for translation and discussion.

Learning Outcome

MA 2008-curriculum:
Classical Literature with literary theory and method (fagelementkode HMØK03521E)

Geert Jan van Gelder, Classical Arabic Literature. A Library of Arabic Literature Anthology, New York-London, New York University Press, 2013;

Rudolf-Ernst Brünnow August Fischer, Chrestomathy of Classical Arabic Prose Literature, Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag, 20088

Other bibliographical material will be distributed during the classes.

Arabic propaedeutic
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 384,5
  • Total
  • 412,5