Arabic 2350: Myth in Arabic Literature with Professor Pamela Klasova

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Aneka Kazlyna

Blocked by James!” LeBron James’s Heroic Arc

Heroes and antiheroes play a prominent role in Arabic literature. From the writings of Antarah ibn Shaddad and Al-Harriri to Mahmoud Darwish, the figure of the hero looms large. Reading literature in translation, much less pre-modern literature, can feel like… Continue Reading →

Unmasking the Depictions of Harlots, Whores, Sinners and “Middle Eastern” Women

According to a prominent scholar of orientalism, Edward Said, orientalism is a way of coming to terms with the Orient (East) which helps define Europe with a contrasting image. Said defines orientalism as “a style of thought based on an… Continue Reading →

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