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LITERATURE

LIT-365
Mediterranean Literature (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Offered as part of the AU Abroad Madrid and the Mediterranean program. This course offers a review of the major Mediterranean world literary accomplishments of antiquity, the Renaissance, and the baroque, as well as contemporary Arab literature. Students become familiar with intrinsically Mediterranean topics such as epic travel, exile, and cross-fertilization among cultures, the works of Homer, Dante, and Cervantes and their trail of influence in modern literature and culture, as well as reading the work s of major authors of Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, and Morocco. Usually offered every fall.