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    Vassar College
  Feb 22, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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ASIA 364 - The West in Japanese Literature since the Nineteenth Century

1 unit(s)
(Same as JAPA 364 ) This course examines the influence of the West on Japanese literature after the nineteenth century and follows the process of the construction of modern Japanese identity. Authors may include: Natsume Sôseki, Akuagawa Ryûnosuke, Tanizaki Junichirô, Kojima Nobuo, Murakami Ryû and Yamada Amy. Translated Japanese literary works are closely read, and various theoretical readings are assigned. This course emphasizes discussion and requires research presentations. Hiromi Dollase.

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

This course is conducted in English.

Not offered in 2017/18.

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