Ameen Rihani and Kahlil Gibran: A Seminar - LIR 629

The course studies the English works of the Lebanese- American writers Ameen Rihani and Kahlil Gibran. Emphasis will be on The Book of Khalid and The Prophet and their enormous influence on building bridges between the East and the West. Those and other works like Rihani’s essays and Gibran’s prophetic narratives, which have become so well
known and studied in the curricula of world universities, will be studied as advancing East-West cross-cultural integration.