Reflection on the Other: The Jew in Arabic Literature, the Arab in Hebrew Literature (AMELANG 126, JEWISHST 106)
How literary works outside the realm of western culture struggle with questions such as identity, minority, and the issue of the other. How the Arab is viewed in Hebrew literature and how the Jew is viewed in Arabic literature. Historical, political, and sociological forces that have contributed to the shaping of the writer's views. Arab and Jewish (Israeli) culture.