Jun 14, 2021  
Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

JPTR 535 - Spirits, Romance, and Political Intrigue: An Introduction to Classical Japanese Literature

This course introduces the literary arts of Japan’s classical period (Nara period 710-794 and Heian period 794-1185). The main goals of this course are to read, interpret, become conversant in, and enjoy this body of literature. A wide range of topics and issues, including the supernatural, jealousy, birth, fashion, marriage, death, poetry vs. prose, history vs. literature, gender, exile, politics, Buddhism, war, and innumerable others, will be encountered. (IR)

Credits: 3