Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3202: Literature and Translation: Arabic/English Perspectives and Practice

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

Arabic/English literary translation: survey of the field

The role of the translator

Methods and challenges

Orientalism and translation

Poetry and translation

Translation and gender

Cultural translation

Publishers, prizes and the politics of translation

Practice, practice, practice

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled learning and teaching activities2211 x 2 hour classes
Guided independent study64Research and class prep
Guided independent study64Completing assignments

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).