ARIC 1099-01 Selected Topic for Core Curriculum: "Reading Naguib Mahfouz"


Fall 2020 - MR 10:00 - 11:15 am

Dr. Dina Heshmat

This course introduces students to the work of novelist Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006). Students will learn about the multiple facets of Mahfouz’ career, the historical events he witnessed and how these events shaped his literary writings. They will conduct in-depth readings of his novels and short stories and learn how to analyze them. In addition, they will get a glimpse of films and drama series adapted from his novels.

All readings are in translation.