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Jennifer E. Dubrow
ASIAN 498
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Offered occasionally by permanent or visiting faculty members. Topics vary. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Spring 2012: Survey of Urdu Literature in Translation

Urdu literature is one of the major literary traditions of South Asia.  This survey course will introduce the major works, authors, and  literary periods of this rich tradition. The course includes units on  modern short story, novel, the classical poetry of Mir and  Ghalib, and the modern poetry of Faiz and others. All works will be read in English translation, and no knowledge of Urdu is required. W credit is available with additional writing.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and discussion.

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites.

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jennifer E. Dubrow
Date: 02/10/2012