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japan studies
- BA Course

Capstone Experience Course
JAPN4002 The literature of Japanese empire: Capstone experience 6 credits
This course is an advanced seminar on the literature of Imperial Japan. Moving between the colonies and the metropole, it examines the complex relationship between identity (political, linguistic, ethnic, racial) and space (urban, rural, national, imperial). Students should have completed at least one 2000-level literature course.
Prerequisite: JAPN2081. Japanese literature or JAPN2086. Writing cities: Urban space in modern Japanese literature or JAPN2087. Introduction to Japanese literature: Beginnings to 1900
Assessment: 100% coursework
(Not on offer in 2019/2020)

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