Orhan Pamuk and World Literature

LIT276S

Studies the novels and non-fiction of Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk as an introduction into ethics and politics of World Literature. Addresses social consequences of Pamuk's role as an intellectual-author who mediates between the national tradition and an international canon. Political implications of Sufism, cultural revolution, Orientalism, and post-colonialism. Secondary focus on cosmopolitan Islam and the Ottoman Empire. No prerequisites; taught in English. One course.

Cross Listings
SES345S
AMES382S
ICS345S
Curriculum Codes
EI, CZ, CCI, ALP
Domains of Inquiry
Interpretation