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85. Reinterpreting Love and Desire in Medieval Persian Literature: Case Studies of 'Attâr, 'Erâqi, and Gorgâni

Thursday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Fatemeh Keshavarz, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

1. "An Affair of Conscience: The Ethics of Seduction in Vis-o-Râmin," Cameron Cross, Univ. of Chicago

2. "Queering Love and Desire in the Antinomian Lyrics of 'Erâqi," Matthew Miller, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

3. "Subversive Love of the Other in 'Attâr's Works," Claudia Yaghoobi, Georgia Coll. and State Univ.

For abstracts, write to after 3 Jan.


  • no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126

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