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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2009

PRS 329 • NIMA YUSHIJ/MODERNIST PERSIAN POETRY

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42615 TTh
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
CBA 4.340
HILLMANN, M

Course Description

This survey course, open to undergraduates and graduate students who can read Persian well, familiarizes students with classic modern texts of Persian poetry and situates those texts in the context of 1,100 years of poetry in the Persian language. Additional information will be provided by the instructor.

Grading Policy

Undergraduate: class participation 20%, two review tests 60% (30% each), & a term paper 20%. Graduate: complete foregoing course requirements & also write a research paper on a topic chosen in consultation with the instructor.

Texts

M. Hillmann's Only Sound Remians: Essays on Persian Poetry (2009), and a packet of Persian texts called "Classic of Modern(ist) Persian Poetry".

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