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japan studies
- BA Course

Interdisciplinary Elective Courses
JAPN2097 Introduction to Japanese literary modernism 6 credits
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.
Assessment: 100% coursework
(Not on offer in 2020/2021)

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