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Teaching Macbeth to muslim learners: an Islamic perspective

Othman , Khairiah and Mohamed Salleh , Rabiah Tul Adawiyah and Aziz , Fadhillah (2011) Teaching Macbeth to muslim learners: an Islamic perspective. In: International Language Conference (ILC) 2011, 22-24 April 2011, International Islamic University Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The concept of tragedy is a prevalent theme in Shakespearean works. Al-Attas (1993), one of the renowned Muslim scholars, however, emphasizes that this concept is foreign to Muslims and needs to be eliminated from western texts. Employing al-Attas’s methodology of Islamization of knowledge, Macbeth, the shortest but the most intense Shakespearean tragedy, will be evaluated and Islamized. This paper offers some suggestions on how to utilize this text to Muslim learners.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 2043/3465
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > PE English
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Centre for Languages and Pre-University Academic Development (CELPAD) > English Language Division
Depositing User: Dr Khairiah Othman
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2011 10:57
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2011 14:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3465

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