JAPN2097

Introduction to Japanese literary modernism

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Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

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Nil

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Nil

Description

English-medium elective_This course offers an introduction to literary modernism in Japan, which was one of the leading cultural, aesthetic, and literary paradigms in the twentieth century with repercussions well into the contemporary moment. While offering an introduction to major authors and literary texts in English translation, the class also seeks to situate Japanese modernism in global contexts of modernity and postmodernity.

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