Apr 11, 2021  
Graduate Record 2007-2008 
    
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

JPTR 521 - The Tale of Genji, the World’s First Psychological Novel: Court Romance


Introduction to the elegant world of classical Japanese literary tradition represented by one of the world’s materpieces. The Tale of Genji (1010 a.d.) written by Lady Murasaki, examines the courtship ritual, the marriage institution, the gendering of sexuality and desire, and the aesthetics of mono no aware. (Y)

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