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

Fall 2005

HEB 346 • Jerusalem in Israeli Literature

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
40540 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
CBA 4.346

Course Description

More than perhaps any other city, Jerusalem has prompted the flow of much ink and much blood. It is more than simply a place, more even than a holy place: in Hebrew literature, it is a symbol, a metaphor, and a character as vibrant as any of those humans who populate the pages of fiction. In this course, we will expose the many faces of Jerusalem and discuss the citys hypnotic power over its fictional inhabitants and neighbors, as well as over the authors who create them.

Grading Policy

Participation: 30% Paper 1: 20% Paper 2: 30% Exam: 20%


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