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Thompson, Levi Assistant Professor


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  • Levi Thompson's research brings together the theoretical richness of Comparative Literature and the philological rigor of Area Studies to critically investigate the development of literary modernism in the Middle East. HIs areas of interest include modernist poetry in Arabic and Persian, Cold War cultures, translation studies, cinema, and cultural transactions across the Global South.


  • cold war, transnationalism, persian, modernism, arabic, literature, literary theory, continental philosophy, cultural studies, modernity, twentieth century, islam, iran, iraq, egypt, middle east, near east


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