Orhan Pamuk and World Literature

SES345S

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.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

TURKISH345S
AMES382S
LIT276S
ICS345S
Islamic Studies

Curriculum Codes: 

EI
CZ
CCI
ALP