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    Vassar College
  Feb 22, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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CHJA 361 - Chinese and Japanese Drama and Theatre

1 unit(s)
(Same as DRAM 361 ) A study of Chinese and Japanese culture and society through well-known dramatic genres - zaju, chuanqi, kunqu, Beijing Opera, modern Spoken Drama, noh, kyogen, bunraku, kabuki, and New Drama; a close reading of selected plays in English translation. Scheduled films of performances convey Chinese and Japanese theatrical conventions and aesthetics. Discussions focus on major themes based on research presentations. All readings and discussions are in English. Wenwei Du.

Prerequisite(s): one 200-level course in language, literature, culture, drama or Asian Studies, or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.

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