Department of Asian literature

Work of the Department of Asian literature carried out according to the "Literature in the context of the Culture of the East" program for the following directions:

  1. Post-colonial problems in East literatures.
  2. Studying of traditional literature of the East in connection with religion and a ritual.
  3. Russia and literatures of the East.
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Pakistani Nationalism as Expressed in Emblems, Symbols and Metaphors
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When a Border Becomes the Frontier
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Clash or Reconciliation of Civilizations? Bhutto vs. Huntington
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The Egyptian novel on the eve of “Тhe Revolution of the 25 January” 2011
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