JAPN 290 Topics in Japanese Literature in Translation
Content: English translations focusing on literary genre (poetry, prose, fiction, drama), period (medieval, premodern, modern, contemporary), and/or theme (aesthetics, storytelling, nature, community, power, gender, sexuality). Lectures, discussions, student essays, and background readings on literary, cultural, historical, philosophical, religious, social background of works studied. Topics vary from year to year. The JAPN 290 and JAPN 291 options cannot be taken simultaneously. Taught in English; no background in Japanese language or literature required. With consent of instructor, may be taken twice for credit.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.
...JAPN 230 or JAPN 290 toward the requirement, but not both. JAPN 251 and JAPN...